Illinois State Police: 2 injured after car goes airborne, flips on I-55

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Monday, November 21, 2022
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Illinois State Police said two people were injured in a three-car crash on the Stevenson Expressway Monday morning.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two people were injured in a three-car crash on I-55 on Chicago's Southwest Side Monday morning, Illinois State Police said.

The crash occurred at about 8:48 a.m. on the Stevenson Expressway at Central Avenue.

Police said a speeding car hit another car, then went airborne and flipped numerous times before hitting a third vehicle head-on.

Traffic in the northbound lanes of I-55 was diverted off at Harlem Avenue for several hours. All lanes of I-55 had reopened by 2:22 p.m., ISP said.

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Police said two people were transported to the hospital with injuries. Further details were not immediately available.