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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

Truck accident sends four to hospital

According to Illinois State Police, a multi-vehicle truck accident on Interstate 80 sent four to the hospital. The accident occurred as a box truck was traveling east down the roadway and was rear ended by a passenger vehicle. The collision left the vehicles disabled on the roadway. A semi-truck, also traveling east, then tried to… Read More

Two semi-trucks get in accident with two mini vans

Two semi-trucks were involved in an accident with two mini-vans on I-90 on Tuesday. According to Illinois State Police, the multi-vehicle accident on I-90 backed up traffic as three of the vehicles caught fire because of the wreck. The accident occurred as one  of the semi-trucks collided with another semi-truck. This collision caused the truck… Read More

Seven-vehicle crash kills two people, injures more

Five people from Kankakee and Iroquois counties were involved in a seven-vehicle accident on a southern Illinois highway. Two of the victims were killed after the accident. Officials said that the two people killed in the accident was a 54-year-old man and a 52-year-old man from Missouri. The accident is still under investigation, but it… Read More

Three-car crash shut down interstate

A series of car crashes shut down the southbound lane of Interstate 57 for nearly four hours. According to Illinois State Police,  the first crash occurred around 1 p.m. when a semi-truck hit another truck that was carrying paint. The paint truck was driving behind the semi and spraying paint on the road in order… Read More