CHICAGO — Two people were killed in a rollover crash on I-57 early Wednesday morning, and one of them has been identified.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office identified one of the people who died as 28-year-old Ray Collins.
The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. on northbound I-57 near 99th Street. Illinois State Police responded for a single-vehicle crash after the car spun out and struck a light pole.
According to ISP, there were three occupants inside the vehicle at the time of the crash. A man was confirmed dead on the scene.
Another man was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in grave condition, where he was pronounced dead. A woman was transported to the same hospital in serious condition.
It is unclear if Collins was the man pronounced dead on the scene, or later died at Advocate Christ.
As of 7 a.m., the northbound lanes were back open at 111th Street after being closed for several hours Wednesday morning.
The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.