Teen Boy Killed In Vehicle Crash In Southwest Suburban Plainfield

Sun-Times Media Wire
August 01, 2020 - 2:04 pm

    PLAINFIELD, ILL. (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A 17-year-old boy was killed in a vehicle crash Friday in southwest suburban Plainfield, according to preliminary information from Plainfield police.

    A preliminary investigation found that about 5:25 p.m. the boy was driving a BMW at a high rate of speed north on Van Dyke Road just north of 127th Street when he passed a vehicle, lost control and struck two utility poles, police said.


    The boy was rushed to Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora with life-threatening injuries, and was later airlifted to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he died, police said.

    The crash remains under investigation.

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