Bus Accidents

Summarizes and otherwise discusses various bus accidents that have occurred in Cook County.

Bus Accident On The Stevenson Expressway

There was a charter bus crash on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) this morning. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened shortly before 7:00 a.m., on the inbound lanes of I-55 near Damen Avenue.  The accident involved the bus crashing into a sign. At least six passengers were injured.  One person was taken …

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Two Chicago Accidents Involving Students

Two Chicago accidents involving students being transported have been recently reported.  Crashes involving buses are often cause for concern as seat belts may either not be available or are not routinely used. The first accident involved a school bus that crashed in Logan Square (Near North Side of Chicago) Monday, November 2, 2015.  The accident’s …

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Dan Ryan Accident Involving School Bus Injures 14 People

There was a school bus accident on the Dan Ryan Expressway Monday morning, October 20, 2014. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident happened at approximately 9:20 a.m. on the northbound Dan Ryan near 89th Street. The accident also involved two passenger vehicles and a pickup truck, and the school bus was said …

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14 Passengers Sent To Hospitals After O’Hare Shuttle Bus Crash

There was a shuttle bus collision on the Interstate 190 (I-190) entrance to O’Hare International Airport this morning (August 29, 2014).  Fourteen people on the shuttle were taken to hospitals. According to the Chicago Fire Department, the collision happened just before 6:30 a.m., and involved a privately-owned shuttle bus that for an unknown reason collided …

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CTA Bus And Truck Collide On Chicago’s South Side

There was an accident today involving a CTA bus and a delivery truck on Chicago’s South Side.  Ten people – all adults – were injured during this collision, but all are expected to survive. According to the Chicago Police Department, this crash happened at approximately 12:35 p.m. near the intersection of 79th Street and South …

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SUV Collides With CTA Bus In Chicago’s Gage Park Neighborhood

There was a head on collision today (April 28, 2014) involving a CTA bus and SUV in Chicago’s Gage Park neighborhood. This collision happened shortly before 10 a.m. as the Route 49 CTA bus was northbound on South Western Avenue, and it collided with a large SUV – likely a Chevy Suburban – near West …

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Bus Accident In Chicago’s Woodlawn Neighborhood Injures 6 People

There was a traffic incident this morning in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood, on Chicago’s South Side.  Six people were injured when a car collided with a bus.  The bus, in turn, hit a van. The collision happened at St. Lawrence Avenue and Marquette at approximately 7:30 a.m. Five special needs adults on the bus, as well …

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