A woman died after she suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash involving two trucks and a car on Interstate 94 in Deerfield Thursday afternoon.
The Illinois State Police, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District and Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Protection District responded around 2:05 p.m. Thursday to Interstate 94 at mile marker 24.
The crash involved three vehicles in the westbound lanes of Interstate 94 north of Deerfield Road, according to the Illinois State Police.
The crash appeared to involve a passenger car, a semi-tractor-trailer truck and another truck, according to a witness.
District 15 troopers found a victim with life-threatening injuries.
Paramedics transported the woman to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
The Lake County Coroner’s Office said the woman was pronounced dead while being transported to the hospital.
Troopers and Illinois Tollway HELP Trucks shut down the left two lanes of Interstate 94 westbound as emergency crews responded to the scene.
No one else involved in the crash was injured.
The lanes remained closed late Thursday afternoon as state police continued investigating the incident.
State police said additional information was not immediately available.