Deerfield police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:44 PM Wednesday May 15, 2019 to a report of an extrication crash on the southbound Tri-State Tollway, 42.191454, -87.882441 (I-94 S and MM 24 Deerfield, Il). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of an extrication crash on SB I-94 at MM 23.5. Very heavy traffic from construction in the area of the crash scene. Deerfield Engine 20’s on arrival by 5:49 p.m. reported two vehicles with heavy damage and one person down in the roadway. The location was later dispatched as MM 24, which is south of Trinity University, and just north of Duffy Lane on the Tri-State Tollway.
Two additional ambulances for a total of four ambulances were requested by 5:58 p.m.
At least two patients were transported away from the scene by 6:18 p.m. A third and fourth patient were transported away from the scene by 6:19 p.m. to Highland Park Hospital.
At 7:40 p.m. southbound Tri-State traffic was backed up to the Lake Forest Oasis Plaza.
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