Truck Accidents

Fatal Truck Accident On Interstate 294 Near Rosemont

There was a fatal truck accident involving four vehicles (including three semi trucks) Monday night (January 29, 2018) on I-294 near Rosemont. According to information provided by the Illinois State Police, the crash happened at approximately 8:15 on I-294 at mile post 39.  The crash involved an International semi truck; a Peterbilt semi truck; and …

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IDOT Snow Plow And Car Involved In Fatal South Holland Collision

There was a fatal collision early Friday morning (January 12, 2018) in South Holland.  The collision involved a car and IDOT snow plow. Details on the accident appear somewhat limited at this time.  The cause of the crash does not appear to be publicly disclosed. According to information provided by the Illinois State Police, the …

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Trucker Health And Truck Crashes

Truck accidents that occur in Cook County are discussed on the “Cook County Truck Accidents” page.  This page discusses various Cook County truck accident statistics, and discusses causes of truck accidents. Individual posts that largely summarize truck accidents that have happened in Cook County are seen under the “truck accidents” category. Newly released research from …

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Truck Accident Shuts Down The Stevenson Expressway

There was an accident on the Stevenson Expressway (Interstate 55) involving two semi trucks and three cars just before 11:00 a.m.  The accident scene is near the Pulaski Road exit.  The crash led to both semi trucks catching fire, with one of the trucks said to be carrying hazardous materials in the form of paint. …

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Semi Truck Overturns During Edens Accident

There was a multi-vehicle accident Thursday (January 21, 2016) on the Edens Expressway near Skokie.  During the accident, a semi truck rolled over, took down a light pole, and blocked all northbound lanes. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident happened on I-94 near Dempster Street at approximately 7:20 a.m.  The truck was …

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Truck Hits Bridge Infrastructure On Edens Expressway

Cook County truck accidents are discussed on the “Truck Accidents” page.  While there are many reasons for truck accidents, such truck accidents can be generally classified into two main categories – those caused by error or negligence by the truck driver, and those caused by other motorists or other factors (i.e. not caused by the …

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Jackknifed Semi On Dan Ryan (I-94) Expressway

There was a truck accident early Wednesday morning (October 28, 2015) which involved a semi truck “jackknifing” on the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94) near 63rd Street.  The accident, which happened at approximately 3:15 a.m. blocked all local lanes of the inbound Ryan until approximately 5:45 a.m. Details on the causes of the truck accident are …

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Truck Strikes Woman And Child Near 69th And Prairie Avenue

There are many different types of truck accidents that occur in Cook County and Chicago.  The page titled “Truck Accidents” discusses various types of truck accidents and associated statistics regarding Illinois accidents involving trucks. There was a truck accident Tuesday (August 18, 2015) afternoon involving a truck that struck two pedestrians (a woman and child) …

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I-55 Truck Collision Near Summit, Illinois Injures Six People

There was a truck accident early Friday morning (June 19, 2015) on Interstate 55 (I-55) near Summit in which a semi truck collided with 13 other vehicles. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident happened at approximately 3:40 a.m., and occurred after a semi truck driver fell asleep, at which time his truck collided …

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Semi Truck Rollover Accident On The Kennedy Expressway

There was a truck rollover accident today (September 1, 2014) on the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94). Details on the truck accident and its causes appear limited at this time. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident, which involved a semi truck rolling over at approximately 11:15 a.m., happened near Addison Street on the inbound …

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