By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Nine people were rushed to the hospital early Sunday morning after a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway at 31st Street.

The crash happened at 1:11 a.m. Sunday on the northbound Dan Ryan, according to the Fire Department and Illinois State Police.

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The Fire Department said nine people were taken to the hospital – two of the were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and one of those two was initially reported in serious-to-critical condition. One adult was also taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in fair-to-serious condition, the Fire Department said.

Three people were taken to Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, and a family composed of one adult and three children was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County, the Fire Department said. All were in good condition.

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State Police later said the two most seriously-injured accident victims suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, while the other seven all suffered minor injuries.

All northbound lanes on the Dan Ryan were closed for about 45 minutes after the crash.

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