Alexander Solis Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Interstate 88 in DuPage County
Where: The accident occurred on Interstate 88 in Dupage County, Illinois.
What Happened: A car and an 18-wheeler collided under unknown conditions.
- Driver of car
- Alexander Solis, passenger in car
- Driver of tractor-trailer
- Alexander Solis, 9, killed
- Driver of car, injured
On or about Thursday, January 28th, 2021, an accident between a car and a tractor-trailer left a 9-year-old boy dead and sent one person to the hospital. Investigators said the accident happened along Interstate 88 near Downers Drive in Dupage County, Illinois.
Officers said 9-year-old Alexander Solis and one other person were injured when the car they were in and an 18-wheeler collided under unspecified circumstances. Paramedics transported Solis and the other individual to a nearby hospital where Solis died of his injuries several days later. The other person was last reported in critical condition by medial staff.
The scene of the accident is located about 26 miles west of downtown Chicago, according to Google Maps.
Illinois State Police assisted local police at the scene of the accident.
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