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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Four hospitalized after plow, car crash in Waukegan

    Four people were hospitalized Monday afternoon after an accident between a car and a pickup truck owned by a private plowing company. The driver of the pickup truck, which had a snow plow attached to the front end, told police he drove into the...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend

    Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend
    DENVER -- Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Aspen police cited Armstrong with failing to...
  • Man under house arrest charged with drunk driving in Northlake

    Man under house arrest charged with drunk driving in Northlake
    A Hillside man who wasn't supposed to leave his house led Northlake Police on a post-midnight chase Jan. 24, police said. Oscar F. Nunez, 30, of 4413 Butterfield Road, Hillside, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, aggravated fleeing...
  • Lauderhill police identify drivers in serious crash

    Lauderhill police identify drivers in serious crash
    A motorcyclist injured in a Lauderhill crash has improved to stable condition after being airlifted from the wreck on Saturday, police said. Christian Omar Cruz, 24, of Coral Springs, was traveling east at 7100 West Commercial Boulevard at 9:28 a.m....
  • Police: Two tractor-trailers collided with pickup in Lynn Township fatal wreck

    Police: Two tractor-trailers collided with pickup in Lynn Township fatal wreck
    A pickup truck driver was killed after he rear-ended another truck Monday afternoon in Lynn Township, causing him to drive into oncoming traffic where he collided with a tractor-trailer, state police said State police at Fogelsville provided more...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident

    Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong drove his SUV into two parked vehicles, then let his girlfriend take the blame for the hit-and-run accident in December, according to an Aspen police report. Armstrong was issued two traffic citations in January for the...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong Hit Parked Cars, Blamed Girlfriend

    Police: Lance Armstrong Hit Parked Cars, Blamed Girlfriend
    ASPEN, Colo. — Authorities say disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention. Police say they cited Armstrong after the Dec....
  • 8 people killed, dozens injured in bus crash in southern Israel

    8 people killed, dozens injured in bus crash in southern Israel
    A day of prayer ended in mourning for members of Israel’s Negev desert Bedouin community Tuesday when eight women returning from a trip to Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem were killed in a road accident. The accident occurred when a truck...
  • Lake County schools canceled, but few accidents after blizzard

    Lake County schools canceled, but few accidents after blizzard
    Snowfall measured between 13 and 17 inches around Lake County last weekend, but no major accidents or outages were reported as a result of the recent blizzard, officials said. Meanwhile, all public school districts in Libertyville, Lake Forest, Lake...
  • Aubrey Clark: Police release traffic video of seconds after crash with girl and classmate

    Aubrey Clark: Police release traffic video of seconds after crash with girl and classmate
    Ocoee Police released on Tuesday new traffic-camera video of the SUV driver that struck two Citrus Elementary School students and fled the scene. Lastevie V. Howard, 40, was charged with reckless driving with great bodily harm and leaving the scene of an...
  • Man dies after car strikes pole, flips over on Far South Side

    Man dies after car strikes pole, flips over on Far South Side
    A 34-year-old man was killed after a car lost control, slammed into a light pole and rolled over on the Far South Side early Saturday, police said. The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. in the 1100 block of West 111th Street in the Morgan Park...