I-290 “Sheet of Ice” Shut Down at I-90/94: Multi-Vehicle Crash with Injuries Outbound I-290 at I-90/94, Chicago

IDOT Byrne Exchange crash UIC Roof Cam
IDOT Byrne Exchange crash UIC Roof Cam.

Chicago police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:33 AM Monday April 15, 2019 to a report of a multi-vehicle crash with injuries on outbound I-290 at 41.875703, -87.645392 (I-290 and I-90/94 Chicago, Il). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a multi-vehicle crash with injuries on outbound I-290 over I-90/94. Engine 1’s crew reported their fire engine was rear-ended right above I-90/94. There were possibly two separate crashes in the area of I-290 and Halsted and I-290 and I-90/94.

Engine 1 reports a total of ten vehicles involved with three ambulances needed. I-290 shut down because of crash oprations and because I-290 is a sheet of ice.

Deputy District Chief 2-2-1 later reported eleven vehicles were involved and it will awhile before all vehicles are removed from the bridge and the bridge is salted.

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IDOT Byrne Exchange crash UIC Roof Cam
IDOT Byrne Exchange crash UIC Roof Cam.

ICY ROADS: Drive carefully as we are seeing multiple crashes on area expressways due to icy conditions. SLOW DOWN and give yourself extra time this morning. Roz Varon ABC7 is live with the latest https://abc7.ws/2v69q32

Posted by ABC 7 Chicago on Monday, April 15, 2019

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