Feds Declare Trucker from Fatal I-88 Crash an “Imminent Hazard”

Following last month’s crash on I-88 that left a tollway worker dead and an Illinois State Police officer critically injured, an investigation by federal officials has deemed the truck driver who caused the accident an “imminent hazard to public safety,” and barred him from operating commercial vehicles in the future. The auto accident occurred when … Continue reading Feds Declare Trucker from Fatal I-88 Crash an “Imminent Hazard”

Woman Charged with DUI After Crash Injures 5 Adults, 3 Children

A South Side woman has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor, driving without a license, driving without insurance, and disregarding a traffic control signal following a crash that injured eight people early Monday morning. The crash took place around 1:35 a.m. Monday, February 3, at the intersection of 43rd Street … Continue reading Woman Charged with DUI After Crash Injures 5 Adults, 3 Children

Uber Sued for Wrongful Death, Negligence After Driver Kills Young Girl

Source Less than a month after a San Francisco driver employed by the web-based transportation company Uber struck and killed a six-year-old girl on New Year’s Eve, the child’s family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company, citing negligence. Like in Illinois, use of a non-hands-free mobile device while driving is illegal in … Continue reading Uber Sued for Wrongful Death, Negligence After Driver Kills Young Girl