I-294 pileup crash involving at least 8 vehicles leaves 2 injured; SB Tri-State Tollway traffic blocked at Willow Road
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GLENVIEW, Ill. (WLS) — A multi-car pileup on the Tri-State Tollway in the Glenview area has created a massive traffic backup Tuesday morning.

Illinois State Police said the crash occurred in the southbound lanes of I-294 near Golf Road at about 6:02 a.m.

Police said one person suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Another non-life-threatening injury was also reported

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Chopper 7HD flew above the scene as it appeared at least eight vehicles were involved, including a semi-trailer and a car carrier.

Police have shut down traffic in the southbound lanes starting at Willow Road. A state police accident investigaation team si working to recosntruct the crash.

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