Motor Vehicle Accidents

Hit-and-run driver sought after crash at Old Town apartment building

CHICAGO, IL -- Authorities are investigating after a driver crashed their car into a building in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood Monday morning and fled the scene, according to CBS Chicago

The incident took place in the 1300 block of Sedgwick Street, northeast of the Jewel-Osco store. 

Very few details have been provided at this time, but a vehicle slammed into the side of an apartment building. The driver appeared to have fled on foot before officers arrived on the scene. 

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Pedestrian seriously hurt by hit-and-run driver in Wicker Park area

CHICAGO, IL -- One person was hospitalized Friday night, August 4, after a hit-and-run pedestrian crash on Chicago's Northwest Side, according to ABC7 Chicago

The incident took place at the intersection of West Division Street and Ashland Avenue, in the Wicker Park neighborhood. It was first reported shortly before 10:30 p.m.

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Driver crashes SUV into building on Chicago's West Side, flees scene

CHICAGO, IL -- A hit-and-run collision was reported Friday morning at a vacant building in Chicago's South Austin neighborhood, according to FOX 32 Chicago

The incident occurred in the 400 block of South Cicero Avenue (State Highway 50), near the ATM Auto Sales used-car dealership. Chicago Police responded to the scene at about 1:20 a.m.

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Accident closes multiple lanes on I-90 EB near Hoffman Estates

COOK COUNTY, IL -- Authorities were called to a collision Thursday morning that had three right lanes of Interstate 90 blocked near the Village of Hoffman Estates, according to Total Traffic Chicago

The wreck occurred on the eastbound lanes of I-90 (Jane Addams Tollway), west of Exit 59 to Illinois State Highway 59 (Sutton Road). It was first recorded by TTWN Chicago at 8:10 a.m.

Details are limited, but at the time of the initial report, a traffic backup had formed down to Route 31. 

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Woman hurt as school bus crashes into car, Portage Park residence

CHICAGO, IL -- A 63-year-old woman was injured Wednesday morning when a school bus struck another vehicle and slammed into a home in Chicago's Portage Park area, reports NBC Chicago

The accident happened in the 6000 block of West Waveland Avenue, about two blocks south of Ole A. Thorp Elementary Scholastic Academy. Chicago Police responded to the scene shortly after 8:20 a.m.

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Young woman fatally hit by car at Grayslake intersection

LAKE COUNTY, IL -- An 18-year-old woman died Saturday morning after being struck by a car following a two-vehicle crash in Grayslake, reports NBC Chicago

The fatal incident occurred at the intersection of Washington Street and Atkinson Road, near Mill Creek Park, at around 10:12 a.m. Grayslake Police and Fire Department crews responded to the scene shortly after.

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