Photo provided a illinois state police trooper was injured saturday when his squad was struck while he was parked at the scene of a crash on interstate 290 east of york. Commercial vehicles complaint against an officer crime in illinois annual publication. State trooper injured when squad is struck on i290 near. Brian miner confronted the officer about speeding and using a cellphone while driving. Illinois state trooper brooke jonesstory hit by truck. According to illinois state police, the crash happened at 3. Cook county prosecutors charged 25yearold andrew b. Trooper brooke jonesstory was killed in the crash that occurred on route 20 near route 75 in freeport, state police offic. Driver airlifted, 3yearold hospitalized after crash. On october 27, the illinois state police district 10 pesotums trooper tracy lillard wrote. Kfvs illinois state police called it a miracle on ice.
It has gone through a lot of changes because of leadership and budget issues. A tow truck driver was fatally struck by a vehicle wednesday morning on interstate 290 in maywood, according to illinois state police. Illinois state trooper brooke jonesstory was fatally struck on u. Now, illinois state police are cracking down on distracted drivers in a unique way. Widow sues truck driver, moving companies in troopers. Driver charged in i88 crash that killed tollway worker. Oct 29, 2018 an illinois state trooper says that shell be calling a truck drivers company to report his driving but not for the reason that you think. A truck driver charged in a crash that killed an illinois state police trooper last month told authorities that he fell asleep at the wheel earlier that day and again just before the collision, an. Nov, 20 a truck driver from wisconsin was set to appear in court on wednesday to face felony charges in a fiery crash that killed illinois state police trooper james sauter in march. Illinois state trooper brooke jonesstory struck, killed.
The illinois state police isp is the state police force of illinois. The illinois state police was a great agency to be a part of in the beginning. According to sources, the trooper was stopped on the shoulder of interstate 294 when the semi truck struck him from behind. This story map summarizes incidents since january 1, 2020. Illinos state trooper kyle deatherage struck, killed by. So, the driver decided hes going to lay down the law for the trooper, capturing the whole exchange on camera. The truck driver who said he lost consciousness before hitting an illinois state police motorcycle trooper last fall has been indicted by a montgomery county grand jury on charges related to. An illinois state trooper has been killed during a traffic stop just days after the state urged drivers to respect a law requiring drivers to slow down when approaching pulledover emergency.
Truck driver pulled over for honking horn takes trooper to. Illinois state trooper ryan albin killed by semitruck. Mar 30, 2019 the driver of the other vehicle also was killed, acting illinois state police director brendan kelly said. Man charged in death of illinois state trooper brooke. An illinois state trooper was struck and killed by a wrongway driver near libertyville on saturday morning. The last thing a person should do is create a road hazard while trying to report one to police. Pritzker and illinois state police urge motorists to follow move over law release date.
Troopers are patrolling chicago streets in a big rig to spot. Nov 18, 2019 the truck narrowly misses the fleeing troopers and, according to an illinois state police post on facebook, slides right over the woman in the ditch. When illinois state police trooper brooke jonesstory ordered a tractortrailer to pull over. Jun 28, 20 new details in the death of an illinois state trooper on march 28 revealed that the truck driver behind the highway crash had fallen asleep behind the wheel. Illinois state troopers inches from death in icy truck crash. How to report a reckless driver on an illinois state. Illinois state police, stranded motorist have nearmiss with. Trucker charged in illinois state police trooper brooke. A spokesman for the illinois state police has confirmed that the officer in the video is an illinois state trooper. Illinois state trooper hit by truck, killed in freeport.
A routine tirechange for a motorist stranded in an ice storm on interstate 64 turns to alarm for two illinois state police troopers. Illinois troopers use semitrucks to spot distracted drivers. Schmitz who announced the line of duty death of isp district 15. Illinois state police identify truck driver in accident. The truckersn troopers tnt program is a combined effort of the utah motor transport association and the utah highway patrol aimed at improving commercial motor carrier safety and the relationship shared between the trucking industry and the troopers. All illinois secretary of state offices and driver services facilities are closed to the public. Farmer city, il illinois state trooper ryan albin was killed in a traffic crash on wednesday, june 28, according to the chicago tribune. The driver of the truck was cited for driving too fast for conditions and failure to reduce speed. Yesterday the illinois state police district duquoin took to facebook to announce that they are riding shotgun in semi trucks as part of the trooper in a truck detail. Wisconsin trucker charged in crash that killed state trooper. Illinois state trooper fatally struck during traffic stop.
Illinois state trooper killed days after drivers urged to. Tow truck operator killed on i290, state police say nbc. Illinois state trooper killed in semitruck accident the. A illinois state police trooper was injured saturday when his squad was struck while he was parked at the scene of a crash on interstate 290 east of york road near elmhurst, according state police news release. Two illinois state troopers and a stranded motorist had what illinois state. Phone the illinois state police to report the reckless driver and give them the information you recorded. Just this weekend, news broke the truck driver who plowed into the back of, and killed, illinois state trooper sauter in march was over on his hos. The official website for the illinois secretary of state. The officer pulled over a truck driver for honking his horn. Illinois state police seek to weed out unsafe truck.
Services set for trooper killed in i294 crash chicago tribune. Trooper brooke jonesstory, 34, was killed after initiating the stop on u. Illinois state trooper struck, killed by wrongway driver. Jan 10, 2014 the widow of an illinois state trooper killed in march after a wisconsin truck driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel of his semi has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver and the. Illinois state trooper brooke jonesstory struck, killed in. In this undated photo provided by the illinois state police is trooper brooke jonesstory, who was killed in the crash that occurred on route 20 near. I want to register my loved one for emergency notification. Transcript for truck driver turns the tables on illinois state trooper. This is an illinois state trooper vs a trucker with his cellphone video rolling along with a pair of big brass balls. Illinois state police recently announced a new program in which troopers will target truck drivers who are unsafe.
Illinois troopers use semitrucks to spot distracted. Wtvo illinois state police are urging drivers to slow down and move over for vehicles on the side of the road after two officers came literally inches from being. Il state trooper killed in crash by sleeping driver wgntv. Illinois state police using a unique way to catch distracted drivers. Illinois state police, stranded motorist have nearmiss. Louis was driving drunk when he rearended an illinois state trooper who was assisting. Illinois state police urge drivers to move over after 27th. An interesting exchange between a truck driver and an illinois state trooper was uploaded to youtube after the trucker was pulled over for an unlawful use of horn. Truck driver charged in illinois troopers death law and. Thats thanks to trooper in a truck, an illinois state police program aimed at cracking down on.
A northern illinois man has been charged in the death of brooke jonesstory, an illinois state trooper who was fatally struck while on duty last month, illinois state police announced thursday. Illinois state police trooper hurt in i290 crash near. Illinois state troopers meet with couple after saving their. The mission of the illinois state police merit board is to remove political influence and provide a fair and equitable merit process for the selection of illinois state trooper candidates and the promotion and discipline of illinois state police officers.
Texas troopers get to keep semi seized in drug bust. Anyone in illinois can do this from a cellphone by dialing 999. Truck driver turns the tables on illinois state trooper. Freeport, il illinois state police officials shared a message on facebook thursday night, just hours after they said a state trooper was killed when her squad car was struck by a tractor. A truck driver was driving drunk when he slammed into an illinois state police squad car, leaving a trooper injured in march, according to charges filed against him tuesday.
Illinois state police isp officials investigated a two vehicle personal injury traffic crash on interstate 290 westbound east of york road in dupage county, involving a district 2 isp trooper. Aug 28, 2019 truck driver charged with dui in tractortrailer crash that injured illinois state police trooper. Tow truck driver arrested for trying to repossess cops car duration. Mar 30, 20 funeral arrangements have been settled for illinois state trooper james sauter, 28, who was killed when a semitrailer truck hit his squad car and both vehicles burst into flames late thursday on i. Watch heroin impaired driver slam into state troopers. An illinois tollway maintenance worker was killed, and an illinois state police trooper was injured when a semitractor trailer crashed into their vehicles. Truck driver turns the tables on illinois state trooper abc news. Expiration dates for drivers licenses, identification cards, vehicle registrations and other transactions and document filings will be extended at least 90 days after driver. They say the driver of the box truck was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash. When truck driver brian miner was pulled over by an illinois state trooper for honking his horn unnecessarily, it was the trooper who got an. Download the cdllife app to join the largest driver community, find parking, plan trips, and much more. Trooper gerald ellis, 36, was returning home when he was hit headon at about 3. Shakeup could change rules for how often truck drivers. The driver of the semi truck was questioned and apparently had burns to his hands.
Wtvo illinois state police are urging drivers to slow. If playback doesnt begin shortly, try restarting your device. The widow of an illinois state trooper killed in march after a wisconsin truck driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel of his semi has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver and the. Prior to 1968, training was conducted at the illinois. The illinois state police isp has announced that they are riding along in semi truck to try to catch car drivers in the act on i57 this week. It is highly advised that someone other than the driver make the call to police. Truck driver teaches police officer lesson on safe driving.
Apr 25, 2019 a truck driver charged in a crash that killed an illinois state police trooper last month told authorities that he fell asleep at the wheel earlier that day and again just before the collision, an. The reasonable person can conclude that a driver falling asleep at the wheel of a commercial vehicle probably could inflict more damage and death on the highways than a passenger car. Widow sues truck driver, moving companies in troopers death. Dashcam video showed two troopers and a husband and wife who came within inches of being hit by a box truck on an.
The director told reporters saturday that christopher lambert had gotten out of his squad car that afternoon responding to a threevehicle crash when a car struck him. It is going through a tough restructuring time and hopefully will be great again. They are driving up and down the interstates in semi trucks. Nov, 20 a wisconsin truck driver faces felony charges for a march wreck that killed an illinois state police trooper on a suburban chicago interstate. Troopers were called to the eastbound side of i290 near. A trooper with the illinois state police department was hit by a semi truck while responding to a crash near collinsville late wednesday night. Fatigued trucker, 55, charged in crash that killed.
The trucker gets pulled over by the police officer, but doesnt take it. Illinois state police, stranded motorist have nearmiss with truck that. As defendant from begins to wonder aloud if the size of the tires on his truck impacted the accuracy of his. Illinois troopers are riding in semi trucks to catch car. The truck driver youre hoping will honk his horn may well be an illinois state trooper. Trucker charged in illinois state police trooper brooke jones.
Chicago ap illinois state police say a trooper has been killed in a suburban chicago accident in which the winter weather may have played a role. State troopers climb into big rigs to spot texting, crack down on. The illinois state police reminds drivers that is the law in illinois. The main facilities of the illinois state police academy, which were constructed in 1968, are located in springfield. Truck driver turns the tables on illinois state trooper video. An accident, a state trooper dead, a driver charged. There has been a drastic increase of incidents involving isp troopers who were onduty. Freeport the truck driver charged in the death of illinois state trooper brooke jonesstory fell asleep multiple times before the crash on march 28, police said thursday.
The trooper in a truck program, an initiative between the illinois state police and the illinois trucking association, aims to make the. Truck driver turns the tables on illinois state trooper youtube. Wand a driver and 3yearold child were hospitalized after a crash involving a semi truck friday. An illinois state trooper was killed in the line of duty thursday near the town of freeport, illinois, police said. Quickly flipping on his phones video camera, the trucker captured what happened next as he gave the cop an earful that the officer never saw coming. A video posted to youtube by a truck driver named brian miner captures an exchange between an illinois state police trooper and miner that starts contentiously, and ends without miner being issued. State police dashcam video shows truck nearly hitting. Jun 20, 2019 the truck driver youre hoping will honk his horn may well be an illinois state trooper. A 28 year old illinois state trooper has died after his cruiser was struck by a semi truck on interstate 294. Truck driver charged in death of illinois state trooper nbc. Truck driver charged with dui in tractortrailer crash that.
Trooper kyle deatherage, who recently transferred to the illinois state police motorcycle unit to spend more time with his young family, was struck and killed by a truck monday morning in a. A trooper with the illinois state police department was hit by a semitruck while responding to a crash near collinsville late wednesday night. An illinois state police trooper testified tuesday that he was burning alive after his squad car was struck and set aflame by a semi driver accused of violating road safety laws. Truck driver charged with dui in tractortrailer crash. An illinois state police trooper was hit by a truck and killed thursday during a traffic stop near rockford, authorities said.
The trucker did as told on route 20 near route 75 in freeport, il. Illinois state trooper stuck outside patrol car and killed during traffic stop on i294 january, 2019 january, 2019 freeport news network 0 comments downers grove, il illinois state police issued a press release earlier today from the desk of isp director leo p. Jun 20, 2019 the illinois state police announced that they are bringing their trooper in a truck ridealong program to the chicago area. On wednesday, august 12, illinois troopers conducted a four hour enforcement detail on i55 between pawnee and williamsville, according to the state journalregister. This archive contains all isp news releases posted on this website since 1998. Illinois state trooper stuck outside patrol car and killed. Dramatic dashcam video showed a box truck driver lost control. The trucker gets pulled over for honking his horn at the trooper.
Illinois state police reported the 27th crash this year that involved a state police squad car that was struck as a result of a scotts law violation as the agency continues to work to educate. The numbers and letters, if any, on a vehicle or essential part, affixed by its manufacturer, the illinois secretary of state or the illinois department of state police for the purpose of identifying the vehicle or essential part, or which is required to be affixed to the vehicle or part by federal or state law. Illinois trooper says shell call a drivers company after. Dear truck driver, i saw you yesterday on i57 in the right lane, headed southbound between olympian drive. Illinois state police dashcam catches the heartstopping moment when a truck slides off the road where state troopers were assisting a driver. Illinois state trooper hit by semitruck while investigating. A illinois state police trooper was injured saturday when his squad was struck while he was parked at the scene of a crash on interstate 290 east of york road neart elmhurst. Hearing held for driver of truck that struck state trooper.
Truck driver lays down the law to police trooper abc news. Jan 24, 2017 watch a heroin impaired driver slam into a louisiana state trooper s vehicle. Trooper brooke jonesstory, 34, was killed thursday while inspecting a semi. Welcome to the illinois state police news release archive. The operation is going by the name operation bypass, and its overarching. Today is a dark day for the illinois state police family. Jul 01, 2014 when truck driver brian miner was pulled over by an illinois state trooper for honking his horn unnecessarily, it was the trooper who got an earful. Officially established in 1922, the illinois state police have over 3,000 personnel and 21 districts. Stephenson county states attorneys office approves felony charges of reckless homicide and operating a commercial motor vehicle while fatiguedcausing death. Local law enforcement training medicaid fraud illinois state police air operations. Illinois state trooper hit by truck, killed in freeport wjbdfm. Two illinois state troopers met with a couple they saved last week following an accident involving a box truck. Trooper pulls illinois woman to safety seconds before. When truck driver brian miner was pulled over by an illinois state trooper for honking his horn unnecessarily, it was the trooper who got an earful.
Cop pulls over trucker for illegal use of horn, gets. Trucker fell asleep multiple times before crash that. A truck driver hit his horn but not his brakes as he encounters protesters blocking the entrance to a facility. Watch a heroin impaired driver slam into a louisiana state trooper s vehicle. For more than a year, the illinois state police have conducted trooper in a truck details, using the height advantage they enjoy sitting in the cab of a semi truck to look down into passenger vehicles and spot drivers who might be texting or who are otherwise. Collinsville illinois state police said today the driver of the tractor trailer that struck seven other vehicles in the interstate 55 accident near hamel on nov. Illinois state police are using this shocking video to warn drivers of the importance of slowing down, not only in icy conditions, but when you see vehicles on the shoulder of the road. A truck driver was arrested thursday in connection with a crash that killed an illinois state trooper conducting a traffic stop last month, authorities said.1357 1149 753 1334 497 67 536 63 15 54 1299 1160 264 1487 1503 959 396 649 1027 963 1311 586 1284 712 800 100 1429 258 1271 848 492 847 6 713 1347 613 376 1201 348 1061 731