2 killed in wrong-way crash that engulfed 2 vehicles on I-55

Chicago News

A two-vehicle crash on I-55 near La Grange Road left both cars in flames and at least two people dead Sunday morning, according to Illinois State Police.

Troopers say a wrong-way driver caused the deadly crash.

Police said troopers responded to the crash at approximately 2:58 a.m. on I-55 southbound near La Grange Road, discovering two vehicles fully engulfed in flames.

There are two confirmed deaths resulting from the crash.

Southbound lanes were closed at approximately 3:33 a.m. and reopened just after 9 a.m.

There is currently no further information.

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