CHICAGO (CBS) – A 31-year-old woman is dead after the the car she was in lost control and crashed along Interstate 57 at 99th Street.READ MORE: South Shore Woman Sees Police Activity After Shooting Leaves Man Dead, Only To Find Out It Was Her Own Beloved Brother
Illinois State Police say three people were traveling on southbound I-57 in a Hyundai SUV when they lost control of their car and crashed in to the rear end of a Chevy pickup parked on the shoulder because of a flat tire. It is unknown why they lost control of the Hyundai at this time.
The woman, a passenger in the car, was sent to the hospital where she later died from her injuries.
The driver of the Hyundai, a 54-year-old man from Chicago, was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Another passenger, a 33-year-old man from Chicago, went to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Chevy was not hurt.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Patchy Frost Well Inland
At around 11:30 a.m., all southbound lanes were closed.
By 12:44 p.m., the left lane and left shoulder were opened.
All lanes reopened by 3 p.m..
This crash is still under investigation.MORE NEWS: Constituent Says She And Others Were Kicked Out Virtual Meeting With Embattled Ald. Jim Gardiner, And Alderman Isn't Providing Answers