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car crash in Dan Ryan Expressway Near 63rd Street, Chicago

Two dead and one injured after car flips over in Chicago

Two people died and another was seriously injured in an accident on the Dan Ryan Expressway late Tuesday night.

Illinois State Police said, right before 11 p.m., a 35-year-old man from Chicago Heights was driving a black 2018 Chrysler in the southbound lanes of the Dan Ryan near 63rd Street when he lost control of the vehicle.

The Chrysler struck a sign pole, flipped over, and came to a stop on top of the concrete median barrier.

The driver and a 17-year-old passenger in the car were killed in the crash. A 16-year-old passenger was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

The southbound express lanes of the Dan Ryan were closed for about six hours following the crash.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.

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