CHICAGO (CBS)– A crash on I-57 near Kedzie has left one person dead and two injured early Saturday morning.

A Markham firetruck was responding to an earlier crash, when an SUV slammed into the back of it just after 3 a.m.

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Officials said a passenger in the SUV died at the hospital around 4:20 a.m. and the driver remains in critical condition.

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A firefighter was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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As of 6:45 a.m., two  left northbound lanes remain closed.