1 dead in wrong way crash on Stevenson

December 1, 2013 2:37:20 PM PST
One person is dead following a wrong way crash on the Stevenson Expressway early Sunday morning.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes at Lemont Road near west suburban Darien.

Illinois State Police say the wrong way driver, 29-year-old Erick Mota, was killed after he crashed head-on into another SUV.

Fire fighters had to use the Jaws of Life to free that driver, who was then taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The crash is under investigation.