Illinois State Police said a semi-truck was traveling on the westbound lanes of I-290 west of North Avenue at about 6:46 a.m. when police said the semi failed to reduce its speed and crashed into the Buick.
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The driver of the Buick was killed in the crash. The driver's identity has not been released.
The crash led to lane closures that were in effect until 12:01 p.m., including the closure of the outbound I-290 Lake Street and North Avenue entrances
The crash is under investigation. Further details were not immediately available.