Archive for the ‘Illinois Truck Accidents’ Category
LITCHFIELD, Ill. — The media reported that a Megabus traveling from Chicago, Illinois on Thursday, August 3, on its way to Kansas City, Missouri slammed into a bridge support pillar on the southbound I-55 in Illinois. The impact of the accident was so strong that it tossed a 16-year old passenger Baysha Collins from the upper-level seat where she was resting to a stairway leading to the lower level.
BROWNSTOWN, IL – A Springfield man was burned beyond recognition in a fiery semi truck accident on Interstate 70 in Brownstown, IL on Saturday, March 17, 2012. The deceased was identified as Hasib Karahodzic, 51 years old, from Springfield, IL who was driving a semi truck at the time.
CHICAGO, IL – A worker who was unloading a beer truck was killed last month when a Blue Island man suspected of driving under the influence (DUI) caused a chain-reaction accident that fatally pinned the worker against a CTA bus.
CHICAGO, IL – A tour bus hit a semi truck causing a six vehicle chain-reaction crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway. At least one car, a minivan, a bus and two semi trucks were involved. Two people were killed and four others were injured, officials reported.
EDWARDSVILLE, IL – A troubled semi truck driver crashed his tractor trailer into the side of the trucking company building where he worked as a driver in Edwardsville, IL, then shot himself in the head after a long standoff with police on Sunday, January 29, 2012.
CREVE COEUR, IL – A semi truck jackknifed and tumbled off the top of a freeway overpass on I-474 in Creve Coeur, IL only a few miles from Peoria onto motorists on Route 29 below in a horrific accident on Friday, December 16, 2011.
GOODFIELD, IL – Two semi trucks collided with each other in Goodfield, IL on Thursday, October 13, 2011 spilling 20 tons of food all over the roadway.
CHICAGO IL — An incident occurred on Tuesday morning, March 29, at around 9:30 a.m. when gunmen opened fire near 75th Street and Vincennes Avenue in Englewood and a fleeing car smashed into a CTA bus, injuring 11 – two seriously.
Chicago police told reporters that shots were fired at a black Dodge Intrepid on the city’s South Side, causing the car to hit the westbound No. 75 Chicago Transit Authority bus, which then hit a light pole. ... Read More
SHAWNEETOWN, IL – Two women were killed Wednesday, January 26, in a multi vehicle truck accident on a highway in Gallatin County, Illinois. The deadly crash involved two semi trucks and a passenger car and occurred on Illinois State Route 13 near the city of Shawneetown. The truck accident area is in the far southeast corner of the state near the border with Indiana, about 76 miles north of Paducah, Kentucky and about 47 miles southwest of Evansville, Indiana.
On Wednesday morning 34 year old James N. Thomas of Enfield, IL was driving a 2002 Peterbilt semi trailer truck through Gallatin County in southeast Illinois. He is employed by Thomas Farms, also based in rural Enfield. The truck accident occurred at around 8:00 a.m. as the truck driver was headed east on IL State Route 13. ... Read More