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: 1 Dead, 2 Injured In I-57 Expressway Shooting Near 119th Street
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: Chicago Weather: Temperatures Climbing; Sunny Skies Ahead
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: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup
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.