By Mugo Odigwe

CHICAGO (CBS) — A driver was fatally was shot on the Bishop Ford Freeway Tuesday night.

The shooting happened on the northbound lanes of the expressway at the junction with Interstate 57. Responders found a man dead in his car around 10 p.m.

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Officials believe the driver crashed the car into a ditch after the incident.

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There was a large police presence at the scene late Tuesday night, and traffic was backed up.

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Further details were not immediately available.