CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Local

Two Killed In Chain Reaction Crash On Tri-State

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

NORTHLAKE, Ill. (CBS) – Two people were killed early Thursday when a semi-trailer truck collided with five other vehicles on the Tri-State Tollway in the north suburbs.

Illinois State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond said, according to preliminary reports, a truck rear-ended a car on I-294 near Lake Street sometime between 5:45 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Thursday. The collision caused a chain reaction, involving four more vehicles.

Two people were killed in the crash, Bond said. Their identities were not being released Thursday afternoon.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.