Fatal crash in Will County


WILL COUNTY – A five vehicle crash in Will County killed a driver and serious injured another on Thursday. According to the Illinois State Police, a truck tractor semi-trailer was traveling on I-55 northbound south of Lorenzo Road prior to entering a construction zone and failed to stop before striking the rear of a pick-up truck. Police say it caused a chain reaction into another truck tractor semi-trailer and two other vehicles. The vehicles reportedly became engulfed in flames and the driver on the truck tractor semi trailer was pronounced deceased on the scene. The driver of the pick-up trucks was transported to an area hospital for serious injuries. There are no other injuries reported at this time. This remains an ongoing investigation by the Illinois State Police and no further information available at this time.