The crash happened near 159th Street in Cook County at about 4:40 a.m. Saturday, preliminary information indicated.
Another person was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threating injuries, police said.
At about 5:00 a.m. Saturday, the I-57 northbound at 167th Street was closed for investigation, police said. All lanes have remained closed and were expected to stay closed for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Police did not provide further information about the incident.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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