3 dead in wrong way crash on Stevenson Expressway


CHICAGO — Three people were killed in a wrong way crash on the Stevenson Expressway Friday morning.

Police said a driver going the wrong way entered the Stevenson at Cicero Avenue and crashed into another car around 12:35 a.m. Friday.

A woman and passenger who were in the car going the wrong way were killed, and so was a man driving the car that was hit head-on. The impact of the crash caused the vehicle hit to skid into the left concrete median barrier.

Two of those killed were identified as 54-year-old Khalid Jaber of Oak Lawn and 26-year-old Rella Ellisenorey of Chicago.

A 25-year-old woman of Bloomington, Illinois was also killed in the crash.

The southbound I-55 lanes between Cicero and Central avenues were reopened at approximately 5:35 a.m.

No further information was provided.

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