Traffic was blocked overnight on lake shore drive, after a car crashed into a light pole near North Avenue.
It happened just about 11:35 p.m Sunday night.
A 37-year-old man driving a red Acura was killed in the accident.
The car swerved across the drive and struck a light pole, police said. The driver was declared dead on the scene at 12:09 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The victim’s name has not been released.
All lanes of lake shore drive are now back open.