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Wrong-way driver kills 2 in Illinois car crash

A Chicago area car accident on the Tri-State Tollway (I-80/294) has resulted in the death of to motorists, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. The deadly Illinois accident occurred when a car that was going the wrong way on the Tollway hit an SUV head-on near East Hazel Crest.

The collision happened early Sunday morning around 3 AM. The at fault car was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes, according to the Illinois State Police. The vehicles collided near the Indiana state line. A witness to the accident stated the car going the wrong way was traveling around 90 miles per hour.

The driver moving in the right direction, 24-year-old Mohammed M. Musa of Chicago, died at the scene. The at fault driver was taken to Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest and he was pronounced dead a short time later. No one else was injured. It has not been reported if alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident.

Click here to read the story as reported by Fox News in Chicago.