CHICAGO — A person is dead and 10 others are injured after a multi-vehicle accident on the Tri-State Tollway near Willow Road, according to Illinois State Police.
The crash involving at least seven vehicles, including a car hauler and semi truck, happened around 6 a.m. Tuesday on southbound I-294 at Mile Marker 47.
The Glenview Fire Department and ISP responded to the scene where a total of 11 people were injured.
One person sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to Lutheran General Hospital where they were pronounced dead. The person’s identity has not yet been released.
Another person was transported to Lutheran General with minor injuries.
Nine people were treated and released at the scene, according to the Glenview Fire Department.
An investigation is underway by ISP.
The tollway is expected to be closed for several hours, according to state police. No further information is available at this time.