Elgin-O’Hare Expressway Closed Down For Ice, Multiple Crashes; Crashes on Skokie Blvd, I-55, I-57, I-80 Too

Roselle Fire Department, Hanover Park Fire Department and Elk Grove Village Fire Department responded to multiple crashes on the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway.


A rollover crash was reported at the Elgin O’Hare Expressway and Gary Avenue. Crashes on the west end were being handled by Hanover Park and Roselle. A rollover crash.

A crash at the Elgin O’Hare and Mitchell involved a crash with an ejection of one person. Elk Grove Village Fire Department.

Elk Grove Village firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:40 p.m. Saturday and were helping people from three crashes — all on the overpass of the Elgin-O’Hare over Meacham Road.

Crashes were occurring as firefighter/paramedics and Illinois State Police troopers were managing other crashes.

IDOT salt trucks were concentrating on Elgin O’Hare Expressway at about 6:25 p.m. Saturday.

Crashes also reported at the following locations …

A crash reported in Boubonnais involving multiple vehicles at I-57 at mile marker 316

I-94 and Touhy a 15-car crash

A crash was also reported at I-57 and Saulk Trail

Mokena Fire Department responded to a crash on I-80 westbound.

Firefighters were also calling for ramps to be shut down on Skokie Boulevard near Old Orchard

Crashes also reported at Mannheim at St. Charles

Mannheim at Lake both directions of Mannheim

Southbound 171 and I-55 (Archer and I-55)

I-80 west of I 57 vehicle in a ditch

I-80 eastbound at Kedzie Avenue

Devon West of Cicero near the Edens

Southbound Harlem at I-55

Evanston has closed down Church and McCormick and Dempster and McCormick and other intersections in the area