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.

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

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

Further details were not immediately available.