Police: 1 dead, 1 hurt in Highland Park crash

August 25, 2011 1:44:42 PM PDT
A deadly crash in north suburban Highland Park killed one man and tied up traffic for hours late Wednesday night.

It happened at Route 41 and Half Day Road. Police say two semi trucks and four cars collided about 10:30 Wednesday night.

Police shutdown all northbound lanes of Route 41 until 8:45 Thursday morning.

A 51-year-old truck driver from Minnesota died in the crash.

The driver of the other semi and another person suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating.