Friday, January 15, 2016

Crash with Tow Truck on NB I-294 Near Central Rd Kills Elgin Man

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:46 AM Friday to a report of crash with injuries at 42.065854, -87.867326 (Northbound I-294 near Central Road Des Plaines). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that tow truck and a silver Mazda were involved in a crash on the left shoulder. The crash was reported to have occurred between Golf Road and Willow Road. The crash was also report at mile post 47.

The tow truck driver was apparently pulling off to the left shoulder to assist a motorist when the silver Mazda rear-ended the tow truck at high speed.

The driver of the Mazda, identified as Kevin Horn, age 27, was transported to Glenbrook Hospital, where was pronounced dead.

The tow truck driver was not injured.





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