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Man killed when SUV slams into salt truck in Chicago

January 27, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police say a man is dead after his SUV slammed into the back of a salt truck on the city’s far South Side.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that police say the 37-year-old man was driving in the city’s Hegewisch neighborhood just after 1 a.m. on Sunday when his vehicle struck the truck before his vehicle was rear-ended by a car.

Police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The 55-year-old driver of the salt truck was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where he is listed in good condition. Nobody else was injured.

The name of the driver who was killed has not been released.