I-57 shooting leads to crash, all lanes reopen, police say

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Man shot on I-57 leads to car crash, causes traffic to be diverted to I-94 southbound
A crash after a man was shot on I-57 has caused major traffic delays after lanes are shut.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- All southbound lanes reopened Friday night after they were shut down due to a shooting on Interstate 57.

The shooting led to a crash that shut down all southbound lanes Friday afternoon on Chicago's South Side, according to police.

Illinois State Police said the shooting took place around 3:37 p.m. A man was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in an unknown condition, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

State police said the victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Southbound lanes were shut down for the investigation and traffic was being diverted off to I-94 southbound, state police said. All lanes reopened at 7:40 p.m.

Police continue to investigate. No additional information has been provided.