Black Ice at Morning Rush: Thawing and Icing Overnight, High Number of Crashes

Police in the northwest suburbs are reporting ‘black ice’ in numerous locations

Crashes occurred at the following locations: 44 South Vail Avenue parking garage, Central Road near the hospital, and near the public work garage.

In the 600 block of East Brook Drive two semi-trailer trucks crashed. All accidents were property damage only, no injuries.

Temperatures have been well below freezing since about 8:00 p.m. last night and will be below freezing for the morning rush.