Driver killed, 3 seriously hurt in Stevenson Expressway crash involving Chicago fire truck: police

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Sunday, January 22, 2023
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A driver was killed in a crash involving a Chicago fire truck crash on the Stevenson Expressway on the South Side, Illinois State Police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A driver was killed and three more people were seriously hurt after an SUV crashed into a Chicago fire truck on the Southwest Side early Sunday morning, Illinois State Police said.

The crash happened at about 2:38 a.m. on the outbound Stevenson Expressway at Pulaski Road near Archer Heights.

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Chicago fire officials and police said the truck was stopped at another accident scene when it was hit. Four people, the SUV's driver and passengers, were transported to a local hospital, where the driver was pronounced dead.

Officials said no firefighters were hurt in the crash. Further information was not immediately available.