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Multi-Car Pileup Halts I-294 Express Lanes

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Multi-Car Pileup Halts I-294 Express Lanes

Fifteen cars were involved in the crash. There has been no word on injuries.

State police say there is a multiple-car pileup on northbound I-294 between Willow and Lake Cook Road.

The crash is in the express lanes, and the backup stretches as far as 7 miles, the Trib reported.  It's forced some drivers to turn around and try to go south in the express lanes.

Check out our traffic map for up-to-the-minute information.

At this hour, cars are backed up beyond Touhy Avenue, more than 10 miles away.

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