There was a fatal accident on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway near Austin early today (August 5) involving an SUV.
Details at this point are scarce.
An excerpt from the NBC5 story on the accident, titled “Outbound Ike Reopened After Fatal Crash” :
The accident occurred just before 4 a.m. on I-290 slightly west of Austin. The driver of the SUV was thrown from the vehicle and died, according to Illinois State Police.
An investigation is said to be underway.