An Indian Head Park man was killed after the SUV he was driving crashed into the back of a semitrailer truck late Thursday on the Tri-State Tollway in the Hinsdale–Western Springs area, according to the Illinois State Police.
The crash happened about 11:15 p.m. Matthew King, 43, was driving a Hyundai Santa Fe north on the Tri-State (Interstate 294) “at a high rate of speed” when he struck the rear of a Volvo semitrailer truck, according to a state police news release.
King was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead at 12:33 a.m. Friday, police said.
The truck driver, who is from Lombard, was not injured.
The crash was still being investigated Friday morning, police said.