LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (CBS) — Two drivers were hurt – with one suffering life-threatening injuries – in a crash on the Tri-State Tollway in the northern suburbs Thursday evening.
The crash took place at 8:03 p.m. on I-94 north of Half Day Road.READ MORE: Man Punched During Armed Carjacking In Logan Square
A passenger vehicle was stopped in the right lane when a semi-trailer truck belonging to Vanek Bros. Trucking rear-ended the stopped car while headed north on the tollway, Illinois State Police said.READ MORE: At Least 9 People Killed, 47 Wounded So Far In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence; 3-Year-Old Boy Among Survivors
Witnesses said the stopped car had its hazard lights on.
The driver of the car was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, while the driver of the truck was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, state police said.MORE NEWS: Some Haunted Houses Are Set To Open This Week In Chicago Area, But They Take All Year To Prepare
The left four lanes of the Tri-State were closed for a state police investigation, while the right shoulder remained open on the northbound side.