The driver of a 2018 Honda Accord, Dennis La, age 31, died at the scene of a one-vehicle crash on eastbound Interstate 90 just before 7:00 p.m. Sunday June 28, 2020. There were no other occupants in the car. The 2018 Honda Accord struck a concrete sign gantry while eastbound on Interstate 90 just east of Roselle Road near Schaumburg.
The driver was trapped in the vehicle, but died immediately at the scene.
According to the preliminary investigation, the Honda was inbound Chicago on the I-90 Tollway in the left lane at about 6:57 p.m. when, for unknown reasons, the sedan veered across all lanes to the right shoulder, and up the embankment, where it struck the concrete gantry on the driver’s side of the vehicle.
The driver was extricated following the on-scene phase of investigation by the Illinois State Police, which lasted about two hours. The Illinois State Police investigation is ongoing.
The crash, east of Roselle Road at MP 66.1, affected traffic on I-90 eastbound. Two right lanes were blocked out of 6 lanes possible.
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