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Two Dead After Wrong-Way Driver Crash On Route 53 In Rolling Meadows

Two men were killed in a wrong-way crash on Route 53 just south of Euclid Avenue in northwest suburban Rolling Meadows, according to Illinois State Police.

The driver of a Toyota Scion was heading south on in the northbound lanes when he struck a Chevrolet Impala. Continuing in the wrong direction, he then collided with a Toyota Sienna – an American Taxi minivan. The taxi driver, who was not on duty at the time, and the wrong-way driver were killed. The condition of others involved in the accident is still unknown. Investigators have not said whether alcohol was a factor in the crash, but a witness said he saw the driver of the Scion traveling at what appeared to be nearly 100 mph just before the crash. The investigation is ongoing.

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