Eisenhower Expressway lanes reopened at Independence after woman rescued

CHICAGO (WLS) -- All lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway have reopened at Independence are police rescued a person on an overpass, Illinois State Police say.

Twitter user @LifeofPandya took this picture of a woman being rescued from an Eisenhower Expressway standoff.


Emergency crews were able to coax down a woman who was threatening to jump of an overpass "without incident," officials say. She is being evaluated at a hospital.

Traffic is now moving freely.
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