Man dies after vehicle went into ditch off Bourbonnais Parkway for ‘unknown reasons’


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BOURBONNAIS – A 30-year-old man is dead following a single car crash on Interstate 57 Sunday night.

Illinois State Police District 21 Ashkum reported the crash Sunday afternoon after 4:30 pm on the northbound side of the interstate that required an airlift for the victim to the hospital after his 2002 Maroon Pontiac Grand Prix ran off the interstate and into a ditch. 

According to state police reports, the driver lost control of the Pontiac and went into a ditch for unknown reasons.  The driver of the car was ejected from the vehicle and suffered life threatening injuries.  He was transported by Superior Air-Ground Ambulance and pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital.

The victim’s identity has not been released. The driver was the lone passenger in the vehicle. 


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