SUV driver killed in Near North Side crash

One person is dead following a fiery crash on Chicago's Near North Side. It happened in the 500-block of West Kinzie Street shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday, August 23, 2012.

August 23, 2012 12:00:50 PM PDT
One person is dead following a fiery crash on Chicago's Near North Side. It happened in the 500-block of West Kinzie Street shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday.

Police say an SUV crashed into an underpass support pillar and burst into flames.

The driver was killed. He is described as a man in his 40s.

The driver was the only person in the SUV and there were no other injuries.