Eastbound Eisenhower (I-290) Closed After Fatal Crash Just Before 6:00 a.m. Sunday

Eastbound I-290 is expected to open about 11:30 a.m. Sunday after a fatal crash that occurred on the eastbound I-290 at Kostner Avenue at about 5:47 a.m. Two vehicles were involved in a crash.

A female victim was dead at the scene, and three people were transported Code Red (in serious-to-critical condition) to area hospitals. Two victims were transported to Level I Trauma Center John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and the third victim was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital.

The body of the female victim was initially transported to Stroger, and then to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Illinois State Police accident reconstruction investigators have been on the scene Sunday morning are expected to clear the intersection by about 11:30 a.m.

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