Man injured in wrong-way crash on Lake Shore Drive near Diversey

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CHICAGO — A man was injured after a head-on crash on Lake Shore Drive.

The crash happened around 4 a.m. Thursday on southbound Lake Shore Drive near Diversey.

Police said a 31-year-old man driving a black Nissan Maxima was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive, when he struck a silver Ford Fusion — driven by a 29-year-old man — head-on.

The 29-year-old was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition with neck and back pain.  The 31-year-old did not report any injuries and citations are pending against him.

All lanes were closed earlier as police investigated, but have now reopened to traffic.


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