Five people were seriously injured in a crash during the Tuesday morning commute on the Kennedy Expressway on the North Side.
The three-vehicle crash happened at 7:39 a.m. in the outbound lanes of I-90 near Armitage Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.
Four adults were taken in serious-to-critical condition to Stroger Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said. One child was taken in fair-to-serious condition to Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, according to state police.
All outbound lanes were closed for about an hour after the crash, but have since reopened.
The man was taken to Stroger Hospital with blunt force trauma to his body and was pronounced dead, police said.
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