Crash into wall kills driver on 183rd Street in Homewood

A driver died Thursday in a car crash at 183rd Street and Park Avenue, just west of the railroad viaduct in Homewood.

Police responded to the accident at 10:07 p.m. on July 5. According to a press release issued by the Homewood Police Department, responding officers located a single vehicle that had crashed into a cement wall on the south side of 183rd across from Park.

Fire department personnel extricated the driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

 The driver's identity is not being released at this time pending notification to family members.

The police department’s Criminal Investigations Unit is continuing the investigation with assistance from the Suburban Major Accident Reconstruction Team. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Unit at 708-206-3420.

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