1 Killed, 2 Injured In Northbrook Crash

NORTHBROOK, Ill. (CBS) — One person was killed and two others were injured early Thursday in a two-car crash in Northbrook.

The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. near the intersection of Sanders Road and Commercial Avenue, according to Northbrook Fire District Chief Daniel Quinn.

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Zofia Strzalkowska, who was in her 50s and of 460 Gilbert Dr. in Wood Dale, was dead on the scene, according to a spokesman for the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Two people in the other car were taken to area hospitals in fair condition, according to the district chief. A third person in the second vehicle was not injured.

The Northbrook crash was one of two deadly crashes in the north suburbs overnight.

Around 10:30 p.m., a 51-year-old semi-truck driver was killed, and another truck driver was injured, in a pileup involving two semis and four cars on Skokie Highway (U.S. 41) and Half Day Road in Highland Park.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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