Andre Beckwith Killed and Woman Hurt in Matteson Crash on Lincoln Highway
Matteson, Illinois (March 7, 2018) – A 60-year-old man was killed in a multi-vehicle collision which left a woman injured in south suburban Matteson, on Friday evening.
According to Matteson Police, the fatal collision occurred at around 6:05 p.m. Friday, March 2, on Lincoln Highway.
Authorities said that Andre Beckwith of Park Forest was driving his 2007 Mercedes eastbound on Lincoln Highway near Central Avenue when he rear-ended another vehicle and sideswiped three other vehicles.
Beckwith was ejected from his car following the collision.
According to a report by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, Beckwith was rushed to Franciscan Health Olympia Fields where he died a short time later.
A woman also sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Franciscan Health Olympia Fields for treatment.
No other information was provided.
An investigation into the collision ongoing.
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