OB Kennedy lanes reopen after fatal crash

At least one person was killed and another was extricated after a crash on the outbound Kennedy at Cumberland between at least two cars and a semi Monday morning, May 13, 2013. (Chopper 7)
May 13, 2013 8:20:15 AM PDT
All outbound lanes are now open after at least one person was killed and at least one was extricated after a crash on the outbound Kennedy at Cumberland between at least two cars and a semi Monday morning.

All lanes on the outbound Kennedy from Irving Park to Cumberland had been closed after the crash around 6:10 a.m. All reopened by 9:45 a.m.

  • PHOTOS: Crash on OB Kennedy at Cumberland

Traffic that had gotten stuck on the expressway after the blockade at Irving was allowed to drive through on the shoulder around 7 a.m. One lane and shoulder reopened for traffic around 8 a.m. A second lane reopened after 9 a.m.

At least two people were injured, though information on their conditions or which hospital they were taken to was not immediately available, according to state police.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.


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