Illinois State Police continue to investigate the cause of a one-vehicle crash Monday that claimed the life of a Chicago man on I-55 near Route 53 in Bolingbrook, authorities said Tuesday.
Police said James Santore, 89, was driving south about 11:15 a.m. when his vehicle left the road, entered a ditch and then struck a concrete base and guardrail.
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Santore was extricated from the vehicle and taken by helicopter to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove where he was pronounced dead at 3:14 p.m.
Police said they're continuing to reconstruct the accident and conducting tests that may help determine the cause.