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Multiple People Injured When Car Goes Off Road, Hits Wall And Light Pole On Edens Expressway At Touhy Avenue

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. (CBS) -- Multiple people were injured Saturday afternoon when a car went off the road and hit a wall and a light pole on the Edens Expressway in Lincolnwood.

The accident happened at 3:57 p.m. Saturday on the southbound Edens at Touhy Avenue.

Illinois State Police said a black Ford Taurus was speeding down the expressway when its driver lost control on the right shoulder.

The car hit the right concrete median wall and a light pole, and then traveled left across the exit ramp for westbound Touhy Avenue before coming to rest in a grassy embankment area between the expressway and the exit ramp, state police said.

All occupants of the car were taken to a hospital for injuries, state police said. State Police did not specify how many people were in the car or how serious their injuries were.

Two lanes of the southbound Edens were shut down for an investigation after the crash, while two lanes remained open.

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