Man dies in Jane Addams Tollway crash in Hoffman Estates

SHARE Man dies in Jane Addams Tollway crash in Hoffman Estates
police_lights1_e1529350308387.png

Sun-Times file photo

A man died in a crash early Sunday on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.

The crash happened about 4 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-90 between Beverly Road and Dundee Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.

Brian Schmidt, 28, of Schaumburg, was a passenger in a 2001 Lexus, along with two other men, ages 24 and 25, police said. Schmidt was pronounced dead at 4:42 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The 24-year-old driver was hospitalized, and the 25-year-old passenger was treated and released, police said.

Three men in the other vehicle, a 2008 Pontiac SUV, did not require hospitalization, police said.

The crash was being investigated by Illinois State Police

The Latest
With Jonathan Toews ruled out late due to illness, the Hawks moved forwards around and immediately found four combinations that clicked, carrying them to a 5-1 victory.
It wasn’t quite blowing a 21-point lead and losing like they did to Indiana on Tuesday, but leading the struggling Hornets by 10 in the third only to again fail? Something has to change quickly or the front office will have to make the change themselves.
If the recommendation is approved, a Division 1 football and other programs could start at Chicago State University as soon as fall of 2025, the school said.
No legislation has been filed and no sponsors have been named for a measure that would create a new class of tax incentive that would allow the Bears to pay to Arlington Heights a negotiated sum for the property taxes on the 326-acre site of the old Arlington International Racecourse.