Illinois State police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:09 AM Sunday to crash with a vehicle fire 42.066658,-88.214961 (WB I-90 east of beverly rd Hoffman Estates, IL). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a vehicle — possibly involved in a crash was on fire on westbound I-90 east of Beverly Road.
Firefighters on the scene reported one vehicle at the center median, and one vehicle fully-involved with fire.
Initially a fire engine, battalion chief and ambulance responded to the scene. A squad and engine were then moved up to the scene. The second engine was need after the first engine emptied their water tank.
One person was reported killed at the scene.
All four westbound lanes of four lanes and both shoulders were blocked early this morning. Westbound traffic was being diverted of tollway at New Sutton Road.
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