CHICAGO (CBS)– A semi truck driver is dead after running a red light and hitting two cars.
Illinois State Police were on the scene last night just after 6 p.m. Sunday At Illinois route 126 and Ridge road.READ MORE: Prices Are Way Up On Almost Everything, And Experts Say It Won't Be Slowing Down Anytime Soon
They said when the semi truck went through the red light, it hit a car in the intersection sending the car’s driver and passenger to the hospital.READ MORE: U.S. Postal Service Hiring Mail Carriers In Chicago
The impact was so strong, the semi truck was re-directed into another car stopped at the light.
No one in that car was hurt.MORE NEWS: Lightfoot Announces New Chicago Performance Events, No Word On Return Of Air And Water Show
State police said the semi truck driver died at the scene.