CHICAGO (CBS) — Five people were injured in a crash Wednesday afternoon on the outbound Stevenson Expressway at Damen Avenue.
At 2:19 p.m., Illinois State Police District Chicago troopers were called to the scene for a three-vehicle crash.READ MORE: The Mom Project Works For Women After Loss Of An Entire Generation Of Job Gains Due To COVID-19 Pandemic
State Police said one driver was traveling in the middle lane while two others were in the left lane. The first car changed lanes and hit a second, and then swerved around and hit a third car, state police said.READ MORE: Chicago Police Days Of Canceled, 12 Hour Shifts Required For Father's Day Weekend
The driver of the second car was taken to a local hospital, and the driver of the first car was likewise hospitalized along three children who were passengers. All had non-life-threatening injuries.
All outbound lanes of the expressway were shut down for about 45 minutes following the crash.MORE NEWS: 'We Are Resilient' Chatham Residents Respond To Weekend Mass Shooting
The crash was under investigation Wednesday afternoon.