Crash on I-294 Leaves One Dead in Multiple-Vehicle Collision, Southbound Lanes Closed

Des Plaines, Illinois – A tragic multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 294 near Golf Road in Des Plaines left at least one person dead and three others injured, according to Illinois State Police. The incident occurred on Friday afternoon at around 3:56 p.m. when four vehicles were involved in a chain reaction collision.

The crash resulted in the closure of three left lanes on southbound I-294 as authorities worked to investigate the scene. Thankfully, all lanes have since been reopened to traffic. The identity of the deceased driver has not been disclosed at this time.

Emergency responders transported the three injured drivers to a local hospital for medical treatment. Fortunately, no additional injuries have been reported as a result of the crash. However, the cause of the tragic incident remains unknown, as authorities continue their investigation.

This devastating event serves as a reminder of the importance of safe driving practices and adherence to traffic laws to prevent such tragic accidents. Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of those affected by this unfortunate incident in Des Plaines.