Motor Vehicle Accidents

1 seriously hurt after SUV hits semi on Dan Ryan Expy near Armour Square

CHICAGO, IL -- One person was seriously injured Tuesday evening due to a fiery crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago's Armour Square area, according to CBS Chicago News

Illinois State Police said the accident occurred in the southbound lanes of the expressway, just south of the Stevenson Expressway junction, at around 8:40 p.m. 

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Elderly woman dies after crash with semi on US-12 in Volo

LAKE COUNTY, IL -- An 84-year-old woman was fatally injured Saturday morning when her vehicle collided with a semi-truck in Volo, reports WGN9

Local police said the accident occurred on a span of U.S. Highway 12, as the victim's Chevrolet was exiting a parking lot on the east side. 

Preliminary details indicate the Chevrolet was heading west toward the southbound lanes of US-12 at the same time a semi-truck approached northbound. 

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Young boy injured in hit-and-run crash while using Northwest Side crosswalk

CHICAGO, IL -- A 5-year-old boy was hospitalized Saturday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in Chicago's Irving Park neighborhood, according to ABC7 Chicago

The incident occurred in the 4300 block of North Monticello Avenue at around 1:30 p.m. Chicago Police and emergency responders arrived on the scene shortly after. 

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Driver fatally hurt in Chatham rollover crash while trying to flee shooting

CHICAGO, IL -- A 26-year-old man has died following a shooting and rollover crash late Thursday in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood, according to WGN9

The events first unfolded in the 100 block of East 86th Street, near Jane A. Neil School, shortly before 12:00 a.m.

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Accident closes section of southbound Route 83 near Hinsdale

COOK COUNTY, IL -- Officials responded to a crash Thursday morning that shut down part of southbound Route 83 for over two hours near Hinsdale, according to TTWN Chicago

The crash impacted the southbound lanes from East Ogden Avenue (U.S. Highway 34) to 63rd Street. It was first reported by TTWN at 7:10 a.m.

While the cause of the accident was not immediately clear, the closure remained in place for at least 2.5 hours, suggesting a more involved emergency response. 

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3 women critically hurt in crash at River North intersection

CHICAGO, IL -- Three women were hospitalized with critical injuries Tuesday night after a two-vehicle wreck in Chicago's River North neighborhood, reports ABC7 Chicago

The accident was reported at the intersection of North Orleans Street and West Ontario Street, near the onramp to Kennedy Expressway. Chicago Fire Department crews were dispatched to the area at around 8:45 p.m.

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