A truck driver ran over and killed a 59-year-old man last week in the Loop, according to the police.
Police are searching for the driver of an SUV who fatally struck a 23-year-old man on the Near North Side early Sunday morning and sped away from the crash site. On Sunday at about 4 a.m. Phillip Levato was walking in the intersection of Chicago Avenue and LaSalle Street, according to police. There he was […]
A two-year-old boy is dead and his mother is injured after a driver blew a stop sign and failed to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk while turning left in Portage Park, according to police. At around 4:10 p.m. Sunday, Noah Katz, 2, and his 39-year-old mother were crossing eastbound in the south leg of […]
The number of Chicago pedestrian deaths this August was 67 percent higher than the average for the last several years, and 2017 is shaping up to be a deadlier-than-average year for people on foot, according to data from local officials. At a Mayor’s Pedestrian Advisory Council meeting on Wednesday, deputy transportation commissioner Luann Hamilton discussed […]
Tragically, last week’s epidemic of bike fatalities and serious injury crashes in the Chicago region, has continued into this week. This morning a young woman was fatally struck by a flatbed truck driver in Roscoe Village. She was the sixth person to be struck and killed by a commercial vehicle driver while biking in Chicago […]
The motorist who struck and killed an as-yet-unidentified man in the Dunning neighborhood early Sunday morning has received two citations. At about 12:40 a.m. Sunday, a man who appeared to be in his fifties was crossing southbound on the 7900 block of West Belmont, according to Officer Jose Estrada from Police News Affairs. The man’s […]
45-year-old Jessie Rosales was struck and killed in the North Lawndale neighborhood by a motorist who fled the scene last Friday, according to police. At about 10 p.m. the driver of a dark-colored vehicle was heading south on the 1500 block of South Karlov Avenue when they made a left turn, eastbound, into the north […]