Grand Avenue at I-290 Reopens Following Serious Crash in Elmhurst

Grand Avenue in suburban Elmhurst was closed in both directions at Interstate 290 as police investigated a crash involving two vehicles Friday afternoon, officials said.

The crash was reported at approximately 1:12 p.m., according to Illinois State Police. Grand Avenue reopened as of 6:08 p.m.

A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of one vehicle was heading westbound on I-290 east of Grand Avenue, and for unknown reasons, left the roadway and drove into a ditch.

The vehicle went airborne and came to rest on Grand Avenue under the interstate and struck a second vehicle, which was traveling on the street, police stated.

Additional details haven't been released.

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