Fatal accident on I-290 causes backup near Woodfield Mall

July 25, 2012 4:00:20 AM PDT
A man was killed in a traffic accident near Woodfield Mall on I-290 just south of the Higgins Road exit Tuesday afternoon.

State police say a car crashed into semi-truck in the northbound lanes and ended up underneath the truck.

There was a five-mile backup on the interstate.

The medical examiner's office has identified the victim as 36-year-old Pete Sabella of Schaumburg. Sabella was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:34 p.m.

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