1 killed in fiery Gresham crash after vehicle hits bridge support: Chicago police

1 killed in fiery Gresham crash after vehicle hits bridge support: Chicago police

CHICAGO (TOC) — An individual was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday evening in Gresham on the South Facet.

The automobile struck a put up on a bridge about 11:50 p.m. within the 400-block of West 87th Avenue and burst into flames, Chicago police mentioned.

The Chicago Fireplace Division extinguished the flames and recovered a physique from the automobile, police mentioned.

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Witnesses mentioned the automobile, which gave the impression to be a truck, burst into flames on affect after dashing.

“I hear (screeching noise), like they misplaced management. They hit the viaduct, just like the pole proper there, quickly as they hit the viaduct, hit the pole, the automobile went up in flames. That is after I’m seeing flames all over the place,” Christina mentioned.

The Main Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating. The particular person killed has not but been publicly recognized.

Solar-Occasions Media contributed to this report.

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