A Chicago area car vs. truck crash has resulted in the death of a 60-year-old Park Forest woman, according to the Southtown Star. One other person was also injured in the collision that occurred Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 80.
The accident involved two semi trucks and a passenger vehicle, and occurred just after 2:15 PM on the interstate’s westbound lanes in the area of Interstate 355. The car was struck from behind by one of the trucks, causing the vehicle to spin into another lane where a second truck slammed into it.
The injured driver was taken by ambulance to Silver Cross Hospital. The name of the victim fatally injured has not been released.
The Illinois state police are handling the crash investigation. Westbound traffic on the interstate was shut down for around three hours due to the crash.
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It has not been reported if an Illinois injury attorney is involved in the case or if a civil lawsuit has been filed.