CHICAGO (CBS) — A person driving a stolen vehicle was killed in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on the Edens Expressway near north suburban Northfield, according to police.
About 12:15 p.m., a black 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe was speeding south on Interstate 94 near Willow Road when the driver attempted to change lanes and crashed, Illinois State Police said. The vehicle drove up a grassy embankment to the right side of the road and struck a fence and pole.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Chilly, Rainy Saturday Night; Gradually Warming Temperatures Next Week
The female driver of the Tahoe, who has not been identified, was not wearing a seat belt and taken to Evanston Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately provide information about the death.READ MORE: Salvation Army Gives Away COVID-19 Relief Baskets In Englewood
The Tahoe was reported stolen out of Waukegan, police said.
The middle and right southbound lanes of I-94 were closed for an investigation.MORE NEWS: CPD Responds To Large Group Of Rowdy Teens Moving Through The Loop
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