A man from Highwood was killed Thursday afternoon in a multiple-vehicle collision in Northbrook at the intersection of Skokie Boulevard and Dundee Road.
Hector Esquivel, 23, from the 200 block of Greenbay Road in Highwood was pronouned dead on the scene at 3:40 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Shoueb Mohammed, the manager of a nearby gas station, said he witnessed a white pickup truck, which was driving westbound on Dundee Road, smash into a red car traveling eastbound car that was trying to turn left onto Skokie Boulevard.
“It was a nasty accident,” Mohammed said.
Mohammed said it appeared the passenger in the front seat of the red car was killed. Police have not released any information yet.
The white truck flipped over and hit a traffic light pole while the red car spun around and hit two more cars that were stopped at the intersection, Mohammed said.
He said at least two ambulances came to assist people who were injured.
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