A 21-year-old man is dead after he was ejected from his vehicle in a two-car crash on Interstate 294 on Sunday morning, according to police.
Illinois State Police were called to milepost 18.25 on northbound Interstate 294 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Sunday for reports of a two-car crash in the righthand lanes.
According to authorities, a Chevrolet sedan became disabled and pulled over to the shoulder of the highway. A short time later, a Nissan Maxima driven by 21-year-old Darrion Talley crossed over several lanes of traffic and struck the disabled vehicle.
Talley was ejected from the car, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say that a 53-year-old woman was in the Chevrolet at the time of the crash, and has been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
Authorities are continuing to investigate the crash.