CHICAGO (CBS) — Four people were seriously injured Tuesday when a minivan slammed into a concrete wall on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
The incident happened on the Chinatown feeder ramp to the expressway near Cermak Road. The minivan was traveling in the left lane when for unknown reasons, it veered off and hit the barrier wall —where it caught fire.READ MORE: Three Shot While Standing On Porch On West Side
Illinois State Troopers jumped out of their cruisers to help fight the fire.
Four people got out of the minivan alive. Police pulled a passenger out of the front seat, while firefighters rescued the driver.READ MORE: As Lollapalooza Ends, Concerns About The Spread Of The COVID-19 Delta Variant Begin
The rear passengers were able to get out on their own.
CBS 2 is told all four people in the minivan were seriously hurt.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: August Starts On The Cooler Side
All lanes were shut down from 9 to 10 a.m.