CHICAGO (CBS) — Multiple lanes were blocked on the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway Monday afternoon, after a person was hit and killed by a car.
The accident happened on the Dan Ryan near 83rd Street, authorities said.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: Statewide Coronavirus Cases Drop For Second Consecutive Week
Authorities said a man was hit by a car as he walked into traffic. He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.READ MORE: Judge Rules Prosecutors Can't Show Kyle Rittenhouse Link To Proud Boys At Trial In Kenosha Shootings
The vehicle that struck the pedestrian was traveling in the northbound lane, according to Illinois State Police.
The driver was also taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, state police said.
All lanes were briefly blocked on the northbound side, but two lanes later reopened, while three more remained shut down. By 4:55 p.m., only two lanes were blocked.MORE NEWS: Hundreds Of Cars Roll Through Downtown For Second Night To Celebrate Mexican Independence Day
Police and fire crews were seen at the scene, and paramedics were seen taking someone away on a stretcher.