1 killed in Kennedy Expressway crash

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Northbound traffic on the Kennedy Expressway was snarled near Ogden Avenue Thursday night due to a serious, multi-vehicle crash that killed a man, Illinois State Police said.

All northbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway were closed at Ogden Avenue after the crash about 6 p.m. The express lanes were opened about 8:30 p.m., though local lanes remained closed. Local lanes reopened about 9:20 p.m.

The crash involved four vehicles and resulted in serious injuries, police said. Authorities believe the crash was the result of a 59-year-old man suffering a medical emergency. He was transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, according to Chicago Fire Department officials.

He later died, Illinois State Police confirmed.
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