Road Rage Incident Involving Tow Truck on Route 83 Ends in Fatal Shooting


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Crestwood, IL – A tow truck driver was fatally shot in a road rage incident on Route 83 near Cicero Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

According to Crestwood Police, the incident began just after 3pm when the tow truck and a Buick Enclave collided near Cal-Sag Road and Cicero. The vehicles continued south on Cicero before turning into Rivercrest Mall’s access road. The tow truck driver allegedly drew a gun, prompting the Buick driver, a valid concealed carry holder, to fire a shot.

The 35-year-old tow truck driver was transported to Christ Hospital, where he later died from his injuries. The Buick driver is cooperating with the investigation.

Witnesses are urged to contact Crestwood Police detectives at 708-371-4800.


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