Fatal Car Accident On I-355

There was a fatal car accident on northbound I-355 on Saturday, which led to the death of an elderly couple. The accident happened in the northbound lanes of Interstate 355, known as the Veterans Memorial Tollway, near Boughton Road, which is near Bolingbrook.

Details on the accident are limited at this time, and the accident remains under investigation.

An excerpt from the April 27 Chicago Tribune article on the accident, titled “Elderly Berwyn couple killed in I-355 crash” :

About 3 p.m. near milepost 13.5, a silver Toyota Tundra pickup truck struck the driver’s side door of a red Ford Taurus that was facing westbound in the northbound lanes, the Illinois State Police said in a news release.

The driver of the Taurus, identified as Daniel J. Simone, 87, of Berwyn, and his wife who was the passenger, Dimple Simone, 91, both were pronounced dead at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital.

Evan M. Collins was identified as the driver of the pickup truck; he was taken to an area hospital.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above, as well as the April 27 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Elderly couple killed in crash on I-355 near Woodridge.”

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