Rollover Crash with Fire Kills Woman, Seriously Injures Boy on Inbound Eisenhower Expressway Just West of Harlem Ave Near Forest Park

Inbound I-290 fatal crash near Harlem Avenue Forest Park on Friday, October 16 2020 Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps)
Inbound I-290 fatal crash near Harlem Avenue Forest Park on Friday, October 16 2020 Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps, ©2020 Maxar Technologies, Sanborn, U.S. Geological Survey, USDA Farm Service Agency).

Woman killed, 8-year-old boy seriously injured in crash on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway just west of Harlem Avenue near Forest Park, Illinois.

Illinois State Police and firefighter/paramedics from Forest Park responded about 4:29 a.m. Friday, October 16, 2020 to a report of a rollover crash with ejection on the inbound (eastbound) Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) just west of Harlem Avenue.

Police and firefighter/paramedics on arrival reported a vehicle fire and an adult female dead at the scene. A boy involved in the crash was transported to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was listed in serious condition.

The identity of the woman killed was not initially released.

All eastbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) were shut down west of Harlem Avenue to East Avenue due to a fatal crash investigation. Major delays were reported, and the inbound Eisenhower Expressway was backed up to Wolf Road or I-294 at various times Friday morning. Outbound (westbound) traffic on I-290 was also delayed.

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The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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Woman dead, child in serious condition at Loyola University Medical Center after crash on Eisenhower Expressway at Harlem Avenue near Forest Park, Illinois.

Inbound I-290 fatal crash near  Harlem Avenue Forest Park on Friday, October 16 2020 Traffic Layer (©2020 Google Maps)
Inbound I-290 fatal crash near Harlem Avenue Forest Park on Friday, October 16 2020 Traffic Layer (©2020 Google Maps).

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Inbound I-290 fatal crash near Harlem Avenue Forest Park on Friday, October 16 2020 Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps)
Inbound I-290 fatal crash near Harlem Avenue Forest Park on Friday, October 16 2020 Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps, ©2020 Maxar Technologies, Sanborn, U.S. Geological Survey, USDA Farm Service Agency).