Oak Brook single-car accident, teen killed

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Teenager dies in Oak Brook single-vehicle crash

A  fatal accident that happened on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 in Oak Brook has claimed the life of a 17-year-old driver.

The fatal single- vehicle crash occurred around 12:50 a.m. at the southbound lanes of Route 83 just before 31st Street.

According to report, the teen was driving a black or gray Honda Accord south on Route 83 when it left the roadway to the right side and crashed into the 31st Street overpass. The vehicle came to a stop in the southbound lanes of Route 83 before engulfing into flames.

The juvenile suffered serious injuries and died at the scene of the crash.

Investigation into the cause of the crash is still ongoing by the Major Crash Reconstruction Team of the Metropolitan Emergency Response and Investigation Team.