Chicago weather: Rain-snow mix fell across area Thursday night
ELGIN, Ill. (WLS) -- One person was seriously injured after an eight-car pile-up due to slick roads Thursday night in Elgin, fire officials said.
There was an initial crash near the intersection of Route 20 and McLean Boulevard about 6:30 p.m. involving four cars. But, while Elgin fire crews were on the scene, four more cars crashed.
In total, 13 people were involved.
One person was taken to a local hospital in serious condition, but is expected to survive, fire officials said.
Extremely slick conditions on a bridge in the area were to blame, according to the fire department.
A rain-snow mix fell across the Chicago area Thursday night, as temperatures hovered around freezing.
More black ice is possible Friday morning, ABC7 Chicago meteorologist Tracy Butler said.
Sun-Times Media contributed to this report.