Mount Prospect Man Killed in Elmhurst Road Crash
A 2003 Cadillac side-swiped a Pace bus, struck a guard rail and crashed into a truck on Friday morning, according to Des Plaines police.
A Mount Prospect man was killed this morning after police reported he crashed into a Pace bus and tractor trailer on Friday morning, Des Plaines police stated on Friday.
The man was driving his 2003 Cadillac southbound on Elmhurst Road at Oakton Street in the outside lane when he veered off the road and sideswiped a Pace bus that was stopped to pick up passengers on Elmhurst Road, south of Oakton Street at 6:25 a.m.
The man’s vehicle continued southbound on Elmhurst Road after swiping the bus, crossed to the east side of Elmhurst Road and struck a guard rail. The Cadillac then crashed into a 2011 Freightliner truck traveling northbound on Elmhurst Road, south of Oakton Street, police stated.
The man was transported to Alexian Brothers Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:30 a.m. Police stated the man was transported to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, and it was unknown at the time of the report if he suffered some sort of medical problem prior to the collision.
No other injuries from the truck driver, bus driver or bus passengers were reported, police stated.