Carlos Ortiz Killed in Four-Vehicle Wreck on I-55 in Bolingbrook

Carlos Ortiz Killed in Four-Vehicle Wreck on I-55 in Bolingbrook


The Herald News is reporting from Bolingbrook that a Plainfield man died early Saturday morning in a collision involving four vehicles on southbound Interstate 55 near Joliet Road.

Dead is Carlos Ortiz, 31, who was received bt AMITA Bolingbrook Medical Center following the crash, which occurred at approximately 2 AM. The Will County Coroner’s Office stated that Ortiz was pronounced dead at the medical facility at around 2:30 AM.

Brian Larson, 36, residency unknown or not stated, was also injured, according to the ISP. After treatment of his injuries Larson was charged with DUI.

Another driver who was involved in the accident escaped the scene.

Final police, autopsy and toxicological reports are pending.

We will have more information as it becomes available.

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