CHICAGO — Illinois State Police say a woman died in an early morning crash on a Chicago interstate.
Authorities said in a statement Saturday that the woman’s car, who was later identified as Tanisha Jackson, was disabled in a northbound lane of traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway. The statement says the driver of another car hit the woman’s car from behind around 6 a.m.
The statement says the 39-year-old Dolton woman’s car was pushed into the back of a semi-truck.
Illinois State Police say she was taken to a hospital where she died. The woman’s name has not been released.
Authorities shut down the interstate’s northbound lanes early Saturday to investigate the crash.