Fatal South Holland Collision Involving IDOT Snow Plow And Car

There was a fatal collision early Friday morning (January 12, 2018) in South Holland.  The collision involved a car and IDOT snow plow.

Details on the accident appear somewhat limited at this time.  The cause of the crash does not appear to be publicly disclosed.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police, the collision occurred at 2:41 a.m., at Woodlawn Avenue and 162nd Place.  At the time of the crash the snow plow was heading westbound on Woodlawn Avenue.

Three people were injured during the crash.  A 15-year-old boy was pronounced dead after being taken to Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey.

The two other people injured included the driver of the snow plow and the driver of the car.  Both were hospitalized with injuries that were considered to be minor injuries.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Illinois State Police.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal vehicle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the January 13, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “15-year-old killed in crash involving IDOT snowplow in South Holland” as well as the January 13 CBS Chicago article titled “1 Killed In Crash Involving IDOT Snow Plow In South Holland.”


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