CHICAGO (CBS) – Three people are injured following a wrong-way crash on the Eisenhower Expressway early Saturday morning, according to Illinois State Police.
Around 3:03 a.m., ISP troopers responded to a two-unit crash involving a wrong-way driver on I-290 eastbound of 1st Avenue in Forest Park.
Preliminary reports say a maroon Toyota was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes and struck a silver Infiniti.
Three people were transported to local area hospitals: Two with serious injuries, and one with life-threatening injuries. One person refused medical treatment at the scene, ISP said.
The eastbound lanes were briefly closed for the crash investigation around 3:11 a.m., with traffic diverted off to 1st Avenue.
All lanes were reopened at 3:56 a.m.
No further information was immediately available.
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