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UPDATED 01/03/10 8:14 a.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) – One person was seriously hurt Monday morning when a vehicle flipped over in an accident on Lake Shore Drive.

The accident happened on the southbound Outer Drive near Belmont Avenue, police said. Police responded around 6:50 a.m.

Police responded to the report a person trapped in a crash about 6:50 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive at Belmont Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli, citing preliminary information.

The wreck was apparently a rollover, Mirabelli said. Police said the accident victim was trapped inside.

A person was taken in serious, but stable, condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, according to Fire Media Affairs Chief Joe Roccasalva.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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