There was a “chain-reaction” crash on I-294 in Oak Brook Friday (January 26, 2018) morning. According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP) the crash involved a semi truck and four cars.
The crash occurred when a semi truck “rear-ended” a car, after which the “chain-reaction” crash occurred in which three other cars were involved. The crash happened on I-294 near milepost 32.
One person suffered accident injuries that were considered to be serious injuries. That person was taken to the hospital for medical treatment.
Two other people suffered minor injuries during the crash.
The accident investigation is being conducted by the Illinois State Police.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this DuPage County “chain-reaction” crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the January 26, 2018 Darien Patch article titled “5-Car Pileup Closes Traffic On I-294 Near Oak Brook” as well as the January 26 wgntv.com article (with crash scene photo and video) titled “3 injured in crash involving 4 cars, semi on SB I-294.”