CHICAGO (CBS) — A man is dead and a 16-year-old girl was hospitalized after a crash on the Stevenson Expressway near Chinatown this weekend.
The crash happened on the northeast-bound Stevenson southwest of Princeton Avenue at 11:29 p.m. Saturday, Illinois State Police said.READ MORE: CPS, CTU Still In Talks Over Teachers' COVID Safety Concerns
A 2000 silver Toyota Avalon was heading inbound on the Stevenson when it veered off the roadway to the right and its driver lost control.
The car first hit some trees in the grassy median and then rolled along the embankment and came to rest on the slip ramp from the southbound Dan Ryan to the inbound Stevenson, state police said.READ MORE: Man Taken Into Custody After Barricade Situation In Morton Grove
The 56-year-old man driving the car, who was from Mount Prospect, was killed in the crash.
The teenage girl, from Oak Lawn, was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The ramp from the southbound Dan Ryan to the inbound Stevenson was shut down for a traffic crash investigation for more than two hours after the crash.MORE NEWS: Bomb Squad Investigating Suspicious Package In South Austin
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