NORTHBROOK, Ill. (CBS) — A terrifying crash on the Edens Expressway tied up traffic for hours Saturday.
The crash happened at 4:46 p.m. in the northbound lanes near Lake Cook Road.READ MORE: Man Arrested In Countless Social Media Threats Directed At CPS Schools, Days After Shootings Kill 2 Simeon Career Academy Students
The force of the collision sent one of the cars careening into the grass. Both vehicles sustained significant and visible damage.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warm Winds Friday
One person was trapped inside one of the cars.
At least four people were taken to the hospital. One was said to be in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: Hate-Filled Letters Falsely Claiming To Be From A Judge Sent To Minority-Owned North Suburban Restaurants
Illinois State Police said the two right lanes on the Edens were closed at Lake Cook Road following the crash.