CHICAGO (CBS)– One person is dead and another is in the hospital after a crash involving a car, an SUV and a salt truck on Chicago’s Far South Side Sunday.
The 37-year-old male driver of the SUV was killed. Police said he hit the rear driver side of the salt truck and was then rear ended by another car.
Police say the driver of the salt truck was crossing the intersection of 130th Street and Avenue O, when he was hit by the SUV headed northbound. The impact crushed the SUV’s front end.
The collision caused a chain reaction, where a Nissan Altima rear-ended the SUV.
The driver of the Nissan, a 27-year-old man, and his passenger, a 28-year-old man, were not hurt.
The driver of the salt truck, a 55-year-old man, was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in good condition.
Police are still investigating the crash.