One Person Injured in Accident at Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago, IL

August 15, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Dan Ryan Expressway, Chicago, IL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Illinois State Police
Vehicles Involved
Jeep, Semi-Truck
Dan Ryan Expressway
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Jeep collided with the rear of a tractor-trailer

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that injured a person at Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago, IL on August 15th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 8:40 p.m. Investigators say a Jeep collided with the rear of a semi-truck under unclear circumstances. The force of the collision is said to have caused the vehicle to catch fire and one occupant was hospitalized with injuries believed to life-threatening in nature. Additional information was not immediately available.

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