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Police: Man Killed In Skyway Wrong-Way Crash

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A man was killed when a vehicle driving the wrong way on the Chicago Skyway caused a head-on crash Saturday night, police said.

About 9:40 p.m., a Jeep Patriot was traveling outbound in the inbound lanes on the Skyway near 92nd Street when the SUV struck a Dodge Grand Caravan head-on, according to Chicago Police.

The driver of the Dodge, a 55-year-old man, was taken to Trinity Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner's office did not immediately provide information on the fatality.

The driver of the Jeep, a 70-year-old man, was taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. No other injuries were reported.

The inbound lanes were temporarily closed to traffic as police and the Major Crash Investigations Unit investigated.

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