Driver dies when tire hits car on Chicago highway

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by Associated Press

KMOV.com

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 9:20 AM

 CHICAGO (AP) -- A tire that flew off an SUV bounced across an interstate highway in Chicago and slammed into a car, causing an accident that killed its driver.

 
   The Illinois State Police says the accident took place Wednesday morning along Interstate 94 on Chicago's South Side.
 
   The tire came off an SUV in the southbound lanes, then bounced into the northbound lanes and struck the car.
 
   The car's driver was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
 
   AP-WF-07-23-14 1405GMT
 

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