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updated: 2/9/2014 3:52 PM

Two killed in I-90 crash in Hoffman Estates

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Daily Herald report

A driver and passenger were killed Sunday morning when a car lost control on the Jane Addams Tollway (I-90) at Barrington Road and struck a light pole, Illinois State Police said.

According to police, the silver Toyota Corolla was westbound on the tollway at about 7:45 a.m. when the vehicle, for unknown reasons, veered off the roadway and struck the pole before coming to a stop on the left shoulder of the eastbound lanes.

State police said it us unknown at this time whether the driver or passenger killed were wearing seat belts. Their identities are not being released at this time, authorities said.

The Barrington Fire Department responded to the scene.

Two eastbound lanes of I-90 were closed for more than four hours while authorities investigated the crash, police said, but all lanes were reopened by early afternoon.

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