8-Vehicle Crash with Injuries NB I-94 WEST at Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, Highland Park


Illinois State Police and firefighters and paramedics from Northbrook and Highland Park responded about 6:53 p.m. Saturday, January 8, 2021 to a report of a multi-vehicle crash with injuries on northbound I-94 west near Lake Cook Road in Northbrook. Icy conditions road conditions were reported in the area — reported as an ice rink. At least eight vehicles were involved in the crash.

Firefighters on arrival reported the crash was on northbound I-94 north and south of Lake Cook Road overpass. Four additional ambulances were requested by 7:03 p.m

A MABAS Division 3 EMS Box Alarm #11-E1 was activated for the multiple vehicle crash at 7:11 p.m. Firefighters, paramedics and/or command officers from Deerfield, Glencoe, Glenview, Niles, Prospect Heights, Skokie, and Winettka were assigned to the scene.

Firefighters, paramedics and/or command officers from Niles, Prospect Heights, and Wilmette were assigned to stand by in Northbrook fire stations.

The EMS Box Alarm was struck out by 7:25 p.m.

Northbound I-94 was shut down immediately after the report of the crash.


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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Crash Map I-94 and Lake Cook Road (Map data ©2022 Google)
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