With 14 troopers hit, Pritzker urges highway caution
SPRINGFRIELD, Ill. (AP) — Fourteen Illinois State Police officers or their vehicles have been struck in roadside crashes this year. That's double last year's total of eight.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois State Police trooper was injured while conducting a traffic stop when a motorist slammed into his squad car on Interstate 80, south of Chicago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois State Police are seeing a spike in crashes involving parked squad cars and passing vehicles, despite a law meant to make roads safer for emergency responders.
Wisconsin man indicted for causing Illinois trooper’s death
SKOKIE, Ill. (AP) — A Wisconsin man has been indicted for allegedly causing the death of an Illinois state trooper who was helping victims in a multiple-vehicle highway crash.
Man taken into custody in death of Illinois state trooper
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police have announced an arrest in the case of a trooper who was struck and killed by a vehicle along Interstate 294 in suburban Chicago during a snowstorm.
Trooper Christopher Lambert on Jan. 12 was headed home when he pulled over and got out of his squad car to respond to a three-vehicle crash.
Authorities say Lambert positioned his squad car to protect the three cars before he was struck by another vehicle.
Mourners remember Illinois trooper killed during snowstorm
SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Mourners gathered to remember an Illinois State Police trooper who was struck and killed by a vehicle as he responded to a crash in suburban Chicago during a snowstorm.
Trooper Christopher Lambert was heading home on Interstate 294 last Saturday when he stopped and got out of his squad car to respond to a crash near Northbrook. A car then struck him.
Funeral service set for trooper killed during snowstorm
SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Funeral services are set for an Illinois State Police trooper killed when he was struck and killed by a vehicle along Interstate 294 in suburban Chicago during a snowstorm.
The funeral for Trooper Christopher Lambert is planned for 10 a.m. Friday at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington.
Illinois trooper killed in possible weather-related accident
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.
The director told reporters Saturday that Christopher Lambert had gotten out of his squad car that afternoon responding to a three-vehicle crash when a car struck him.
Leo Schmitz says snowfall could have been a factor. The investigation is ongoing.
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