Icy Conditions Cited In West Chicago Crash At Route 59 And Meade Road

Icy roadway conditions were cited in a car crash Sunday afternoon (January 7, 2018) in West Chicago.

An excerpt from the January 7, 2018 Daily Herald article titled “Four taken to hospital after West Chicago crash“:

Authorities responded about 4 p.m. to the multiple-vehicle crash at Route 59 and Meade Road, according to a news release from the West Chicago Fire Protection District. Crews called for backup to help free multiple people who were trapped in their vehicles.

Several people had to be extricated from vehicles.  Four people were taken to Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield for treatment of their accident injuries.

Freezing rain and sleet contributed to the icy roadway conditions.

This DuPage County accident remains under investigation by the West Chicago Police Department as well as the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the January 7, 2018 Arlington Cardinal article titled “Fatal Crash with 6 or More Injured at Route 59 and Meade Road, West Chicago.”

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