2 dead, IDOT worker injured in fatal Dan Ryan Expressway crash, ISP says

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Saturday, January 1, 2022
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Two people were killed and an IDOT worker was injured in a crash along the Dan Ryan near 87th Street early Saturday morning, officials said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois State police are investigating a deadly crash involving an IDOT truck along the Dan Ryan Expressway.

The IDOT truck was parked in an accident investigation site southbound near 87th Street when a passing car slammed into it early on New Year's Day, officials said.

Two people inside the vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene according to the Chicago Fire Department.

The IDOT worker who was not in the truck at the time was treated for minor injuries inside an ambulance on the scene.

The identities of the deceased victims have not yet been released.

A cause is still under investigation.

This is a developing story, check back for details.