Peace March Organizers Not Backing Down From Plan To Shut Down Dan Ryan ExpresswayRev. Michael Pfleger, other clergy, community leaders, and young people have vowed to shut down the Dan Ryan at 79th Street on Saturday, to send a message against gun violence in Chicago.
Police: 5 Injured In Drunken Wrong-Way Crash On Dan RyanIllinois State Police said a silver Toyota sedan was heading north in the southbound express lanes shortly before 3 a.m., when it collided with a black Cadillac SUV heading south in the far left lane.
State Trooper Injured On Dan RyanThe trooper's injuries are not life-threatening.
Truck Driver Struck And Killed After Stopping On Dan Ryan ExpresswayIllinois State Police said 32-year-old Augstin Perez, of Berwyn, stopped his 2000 Freightliner semi-trailer truck on the right shoulder of the inbound local lanes of the Dan Ryan near 31st Street around 5 a.m.
Off-Duty Police Officer, IDOT Minuteman Hurt In Dan Ryan Crash"Reportedly the officer stated he must have fallen asleep then lost control of his vehicle," Steger police stated in a news release.
Multiple Crashes Overnight Amid Reports Of Black IceIcy roads might be to blame for a deadly crash on the Stevenson Expressway overnight. Illinois State Police said an SUV was merging onto northbound I-55 at Cicero, when the driver lost control, and the vehicle rolled over.
No Injuries Reported In Rollover Crash On Dan Ryan Entrance Ramp Near PilsenAbout 2 a.m., the semi was traveling east on Canalport Avenue when it began turning onto the eastbound Interstate 90/94 ramp and rolled over, according to Illinois State Police. Speed may have been a factor in the crash.
Woman Killed, 2 Injured In Dan Ryan CrashThe crash happened about 11 p.m. on the Dan Ryan near 79th Street, according to Chicago Fire Media.