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1 dead in 7-vehicle crash on Tri-State Tollway near Willow Road; southbound lanes reopened

1 dead in multi-vehicle crash on Tri-State Tollway
1 dead in multi-vehicle crash on Tri-State Tollway 00:31

CHICAGO (CBS)-- The southbound lanes of the Tri-State Tollway have reopened near Glenview, several hours after a fatal crash involving seven vehicles.

Illinois State Police said the crash happened in the southbound lanes of Interstate 294 near Willow Road shortly after 6 a.m. 

The Glenview Fire Department said a total of seven vehicles were involved in the crash, and 11 people were injured. One person was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge in critical condition. Illinois State Police said that person later died.

Another person was taken to Lutheran General with minor injuries, according to the Glenview Fire Department. Nine others were treated at the scene.

Illinois State Police are investigating the cause of the crash. All southbound lanes of the Tri-State were shut down near Willow Road shortly after the crash. CBS 2's Kris Habermehl reports two lanes reopened by 1:15 p.m. All southbound lanes reopened later Tuesday afternoon.

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