CHICAGO (CBS) — An Amazon truck caught fire Monday evening in a crash on the Eisenhower Expressway.
The Fire Department said three people were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital from the scene of the crash on the westbound Eisenhower at Western Avenue.READ MORE: Two Years Ago Today: First Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 Reported In Illinois
The delivery truck collided with another vehicle and then burst into flames.
Video posted to Twitter by user @eGoJaleel showed black smoke billowing into the air as a man rides in a vehicle past equipment on the Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line tracks. It later comes into view that an Amazon truck is on fire on the opposite side of the expressway.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Flight Cancellations, Delays As First Alert Forecast Calls For 1-3 Inches Of Snow
Warning: Video Contains Profane Language:
— EGO (@eGoJaleel) August 31, 2021
The Fire Department could not immediately provide the conditions of the people who were hospitalized.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Snow Causing Dangerous Driving Conditions; First Alert Forecast Calls For Up To 3 Inches
Information from Illinois State Police was not immediately available.