Arraignment today for truck driver in fatal tollway crash

A truck driver from Hanover Park will be arraigned today, on multiple felony charges in the death of an Illinois Tollway employee on I-88.

Police say Renato Velasquez was driving for too long, with too little sleep and with falsified records, when his rig crashed into a tollway vehicle and a state police car that had stopped to help a disabled vehicle.

The crash killed Vincent Petrella, and injured a state trooper.

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