1 killed in Tri-State Tollway accident

April 16, 2011 7:43:09 AM PDT
A woman is dead and two people are injured after a chain reaction crash on the Tri-state Tollway near Markham.

A vehicle crashed into the back of a semi-truck at approximately 10:30 p.m. Friday. A second vehicle swerved to try and avoid the accident but crashed into first vehicle.

Investigators say a passenger in the swerving vehicle died. They say they are checking if road conditions or alcohol played a role in the accident.