1 Killed, 3 Injured In Tri-State Tollway Crash

CHICAGO (CBS) — One person was killed and three others were injured in a crash Monday morning on the Tri-State Tollway, according to Illinois State Police. A semi-truck struck a car at 4:38 a.m. in a northbound lane of Interstate 294 near 115th Street in southwest suburban Worth, according to Illinois State Police. The semi-truck then overturned and the car became “engulfed in flames,” police said.

The car’s driver, whose age and gender were unknown, was unable to get out and died, police said. The semi-truck’s driver and two passengers from the car were all taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, police said. Their ages and genders were unknown.

Northbound I-294 was closed down to one lane while police investigated the crash, police said. (Source: Sun-Times Media Wire (C) Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved.

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