Man killed in crash with semi in Elwood

SHARE Man killed in crash with semi in Elwood
SHARE Man killed in crash with semi in Elwood

A southwest suburban man was killed when his car drove under a semi Wednesday night in Will County.

Robert J. Corcoran, 45, was driving southbound on Route 53 near Elwood when he struck a semi that was heading eastbound on Manhattan Road about 10:45 p.m., according to Illinois State Police and the Will County coroner’s office.

The car ended up underneath the semi trailer, police said.

Corcoran, of Elwood, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the coroner’s office.

The semi driver was not hurt, police said.

Illinois State Police are investigating the crash.

Elwood is located about 10 miles south of Joliet.

The Latest
Carniceria Guanajuato has been linked to at least 55 cases of Salmonella, according to the Chicago Department of Public Health. So far, six of those people have been hospitalized.
That’s the price a Minneapolis gallery is asking for “A Walk in the Woods,” the first of more than 400 paintings that Ross produced on-air for his TV series “The Joy of Painting.”
A $29.3 million agreement with the city for GardaWorld to build giant tent cities for migrants has been condemned by officials and advocates who said investing in Chicago infrastructure and organizations would be better.
‘He was raw, gritty, 100 % in-your-face, unadulterated, pure West Side blues,’ said fellow blues musician Billy Branch.