One hurt after Eisenhower Expressway shooting in Forest Park leads to crash


A shooting investigation is underway along the Eisenhower Expressway in Forest Park.

According to Illinois State Police, troopers responded to the Interstate-290 exit ramp at Des Plaines. There, authorities learned the driver of a crashed vehicle had suffered severe injuries due to gunfire.

Police said the driver was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.

Police did not confirm reports that a five-year-old was inside the crashed vehicle. No other injuries are known.

WGN News cameras rolled as investigators worked a crash scene near Bar-Tini in North Riverside.

The latest incident marks the 224 expressway shooting this year, compared to 128 for all of 2020.

This is a developing story. Stay with WGN News for updates.

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