CHICAGO (CBS)– One person is dead after a multiple-car crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway ended in a car fire.
According to Illinois State Police, two or three cars crashed in the southbound lanes at 73rd Street just before 4 a.m.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dry And Quiet Tuesday Night
Police said the crash impact resulted in a car fire. A person in that car was trapped when the vehicle was engulfed in flames. The person was later pronounced dead.
Southbound lanes are closed at 73rd Street and traffic is being diverted at 75th street.READ MORE: Riviera Country Club In Orland Park Ordered Closed; Couples Say They Put Down Money With Operator Who Turned Out To Be Convicted Scammer
This incident was one of three crashes on the expressway Friday morning.
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