The driver of a motorcycle was killed after a crash with a semi-truck on Interstate 94 near Deerfield Thursday afternoon, state police said.
The Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Protection District and Illinois State Police responded around 1:46 p.m. Thursday to Interstate 94 near Deerfield Road in Deerfield.
An Illinois State Police spokesperson said District 15 troopers responded to a call of a two-vehicle crash with injuries.
The crash involved a motorcycle and truck tractor semi-trailer in the westbound lanes of traffic.
The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead following the collision, the spokesperson said.
The driver of the semi-truck did not report any injuries.
All westbound lanes were shut down for several hours for a crash investigation.
The interstate was reopened around 4:25 p.m.
Further details regarding the crash were not immediately available.
The Lake County Coroner’s Office is scheduling an autopsy on the victim.