Chicago, IL — Illinois State police found one cabbie dead in a car crash involving on the Edens Expressway early Sunday.
Three vehicles allegedly collided with each other, one of which was a 2013 white Toyota station wagon taxi. Fortunately, the taxi was traveling without a passenger.
Furthermore, the other vehicles involved were a 2014 black BMW sedan and a 2014 Chevrolet sedan, said Trooper Woodrow Montgomery. In addition, four people were in the BMW. A 25, 24, and 32 year-old man, and a 26-year-old woman. The driver and two passengers sustained non-life threatening injuries and receive medical attention at nearby hospitals.
“Preliminary information indicates there are at least three passenger vehicles involved with a confirmed fatality in one of the vehicles”.
Moreover, officials have yet been able to identify the slain cabbie. “The driver of the black BMW sedan lost control of his vehicle striking both the Chevrolet and the Toyota taxi. The Toyota taxi overturned due to collision,” Montgomery released in a statement.
Police closed off all northbound lanes between West Touhy Avenue and West Dempster Street for more than six hours soon after the 1:37 a.m. crash. However, all lanes were open as of 8:15 a.m.
The crash remains under investigation.