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Plano man killed after semi-truck accident in Will County

A Plano man was killed after a semi-truck accident occurred on Dralle Road. According to police officials, the accident occurred at 2:20 p.m. when the 32-year-old driver of a van was traveling westbound down the road and he struck the back of a semi-truck that was stopped. The van driver was  pronounced dead on the… Read More

Overturned Semi Blocks I-57 ramp at Exit 308

The southbound ramp of the 308 exit on Interstate 57 at the south end of Kankakee was blocked for nearly two hours on the morning of July 1, 2011 after a semi-truck overturned on the ramp. Edward Cooper of Chicago was coming off of southbound I-57 and heading towards Route 45-52 when his truck overturned… Read More

Truck Collides with Amtrak Passenger Train, Leave Six Dead

As the Amtrak passenger train went through a crossing in Nevada on June 24, 2011, a semi-tractor trailer truck crashed through it, causing the train to catch fire and leaving six people dead. The California Zephyr train left Chicago and was headed to California at the time of the accident. It is unknown as to… Read More

Two semi-tractor accidents close Interstate 57

Two separate semi-truck accidents caused Interstate 57 to be shut down twice in one day. According to Illinois State Police, The first accident occurred at 9 a.m. when one of the semi-trucks rear-ended another one. The semi that rear-ended the other then caught fire killing the driver. The driver of the other truck was transported… Read More