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.


Authorities said a man was hit by a car as he walked into traffic. He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

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.

Police and fire crews were seen at the scene, and paramedics were seen taking someone away on a stretcher.