CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people died and several people were injured after a fiery crash on the Bishop Ford early Saturday morning.
At least two cars were totaled, a car was turned over and another car was in flames.
Police said a semi-trailer and multiple cars were involved in the deadly crash just after 2 a.m. Firefighters worked to put out a vehicle engulfed in flames.
Traffic was backed up on I-94 South, east of Sibley. Northbound lanes have reopened and all southbound lanes are closed and traffic is being diverted at Dolton.
Police said a preliminary investigation revealed all three vehicles were traveling I-94 southbound at Sibley Boulevard when they became involved in a traffic crash. The crash caused the semi-trailer to strike the concrete bridge support at Sibley Boulevard and then catch fire.
The driver of the semi-trailer died on scene.
This is a developing story.