2 killed, 2 critically injured after car plunges off Stevenson Expressway

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CHICAGO — Two people were killed and two others critically injured, after a vehicle plunged off the Stevenson Expressway Friday morning.

The accident happened just before 5 a.m. on I-55 near Ashland Avenue.

Officials said the driver of the vehicle was traveling too fast for the conditions and hit a concrete wall, crashed into a pole and fell 43 feet from the expressway at Robinson Street and Archer Avenue.

Two people, a 27-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman, were pronounced dead at the scene.

A man, later identified as Pedro Vallecillo, 25, and a woman, later identified as Blanca Sanchez, 21, were transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

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