COOK COUNTY, IL -- Authorities were dispatched to a crash Monday evening that blocked a section of eastbound Route 19 in Bensenville, according to TTWN Chicago

The accident impacted the eastbound lanes of IL-19 (Irving Park Road) between South Access Road and Taft Avenue, just south of O'Hare International Airport. It was first recorded by TTWN at 8:30 p.m.

At this time, no information indicating the cause or nature of the wreck has been made available, but a span of eastbound IL-19 was closed in the immediate aftermath.

Closed due to accident in #Bensenville/O'HareAirport on Irving Park Rd (Route 19) EB between O'Hare South Access Rd and Taft Ave #CHITraffic

— TTWN Chicago (@TotalTrafficCHI) August 29, 2023

It remains unclear how many or what types of vehicles were involved, and no major injuries have been confirmed in connection to the event. 


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