One man was killed and another seriously injured Friday morning when the car in which they were riding rammed into the back of a box truck on westbound North Avenue just west of Bennet Drive in Carol Stream.
Police said the crash occurred about 6:25 a.m. when the Infiniti G37X the men were in struck the Freightliner box truck. A Carol Stream police officer witnessed the crash and extinguished a fire in the car.
The driver of the Infiniti, identified by the DuPage County coroner’s office as 20-year-old Jorge Acosta-Canseco of Carol Stream, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger was taken to Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield with life-threatening injuries. His status is unknown, and authorities have not released his name.
The truck driver was not injured.
The crash remains under investigation.
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