Police: Dan Ryan wrong-way crash leaves 2 dead

Chicago News

CHICAGO A wrong-way crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway Saturday morning left at least one person dead and two others injured.

Illinois State Police said a wrong-way driver was traveling in the southbound lanes of the expressway near 63rd Street just before 10:55 a.m. when the driver collided head-on with a commercial vehicle traveling southbound.

After the impact, the car driven by the wrong-way driver struck another passenger vehicle nearby.

The wrong-way driver and the front-seat passenger of the other passenger car were transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the other passenger car was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

66-year-old Francisco Sandoval of Chicago and a 53-year-old man from Naperville were killed in the crash.

Southbound traffic has been diverted to the I-94 express lanes for the investigation.

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