A civilian passenger died and the driver was critically injured early this morning after the vehicle rear-ended a Markham (Illinois near Chicago) fire apparatus on I-57.
The crash happened at 0310 hours while the Markham fire apparatus was stopped on the northbound left shoulder to work the initial crash.
The two occupants of the SUV were taken to to the hospital; the passenger died later this morning, and the driver is in critical condition.
A Markham Firefighter was also hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
ONCE AGAIN-ANOTHER reminder of roadway risk we deal with everyday.
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