By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A female was shot while riding in a car on Interstate 57 in the Morgan Park neighborhood overnight.

Illinois State Police said troopers responded to an expressway shooting on the southbound exit ramp of I-57 at 111th street shortly before midnight Thursday night.

A preliminary investigation revealed a 19-year-old woman was the passenger in a car headed south on I-57, when someone in another vehicle started shooting at them on the exit ramp.

The victims’ vehicle crashed into another car, and the driver fled the scene. The female passenger suffered minor injuries, and was taken to the hospital.

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The exit ramp was closed until about 4:15 a.m. as police investigated.

Illinois State Police asked anyone who witnessed the shooting, or might have any other knowledge about the attack to contact them at 847-294-4400. Callers can remain anonymous.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff