Driver dead in wrong-way crash on Dan Ryan near 26th Street, Illinois State Police says

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Sunday, October 8, 2023
Driver killed in wrong-way Dan Ryan crash: ISP
A driver was killed and another was seriously injured in a wrong-way crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway near 26th Street Sunday morning, Illinois State Police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- One person has died after a wrong-way crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

The crash happened around 4:45 a.m. Sunday on the expressway near 26th Street, police said.

Illinois State Police said a car was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes when it hit another car. The wrong-way driver was killed.

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The driver of the other car is in the hospital in serious condition, ISP said.

The express lanes were closed while police continue to investigate.