A 49-year-old man was killed in a vehicle crash Friday on Interstate 94 near Park Manor on the South Side, according to preliminary information from Illinois State police.
An investigation found that about 3:55 a.m. a 2011 red Chevrolet Camaro and a 2000 black Ford were driving south on the Dan Ryan at 73rd Street, when the Camaro rear-ended the Ford, causing the Ford to become engulfed in flames, state police said.
The driver of the Ford, a 49-year-old man of Chicago, was pronounced dead at the scene, state police said.
All southbound traffic lanes on I-94 were closed at about 4 a.m. for an investigation and were reopened about 10 a.m., state police said.
The investigation is ongoing.