A crash of the Eisenhower Highway kills one and seriously injures a child


Pensacola, Fl

 Illinois State Police said a woman was killed and a child was seriously injured in a crash on the Eisenhower Expressway in the western suburbs.

Police said the accident involved one car that overturned and caught fire at around 4:20 am west of Harlem Avenue.

Police said a woman in the car was killed and declared dead at the scene. The authorities have not revealed her identity.

Police said an eight-year-old boy was seriously injured and taken to Loyola Hospital in critical condition.

All Eisenhower corridors in Harlem were closed during a police investigation. All eastbound traffic has been diverted from Interstate 290 to Des Plains Street, with the shutdown expected to continue until 8:45 a.m.

The cause of the accident is unknown.


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