WEST CHICAGO – One person was killed and two were injured in a head-on crash Friday night in West Chicago, according to a city news release.
At about 11 p.m., West Chicago police officers and firefighters responded to the crash involving two vehicles at Illinois Route 59 and Gary's Mill Road.
Before emergency personnel arrived on the scene, two passersby extracted two men from one vehicle, and they were later transported to Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, the release stated.
The second vehicle was engulfed in flames. A victim was later located inside the vehicle, deceased, according to the release.
The West Chicago Police Department is investigating the incident with the help of the DuPage County Accident Reconstruction Team.
More information will be released at a later date and time. Stay tuned to mysuburbanlife.com/westchicago for additional details as they become available.