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Man jumping from overpass struck by vehicle on Dan Ryan

SHARE Man jumping from overpass struck by vehicle on Dan Ryan
SHARE Man jumping from overpass struck by vehicle on Dan Ryan

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Monday night after jumping from an overpass onto the Dan Ryan Expressway and running into traffic.

Officers responded about 9:30 p.m. for a “suicidal subject” who jumped from the Garfield Boulevard overpass onto Interstate 90/94, Illinois State Police said.

Video posted to social media appears to shows a person by a concrete median walk in front of a passing car. The person is hit by the car and goes airborne.

Paramedics took him to Stroger Hospital in serious-to-critical, but stabilized, condition, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman said.

The person told investigators that he was trying to harm himself, police said.

State police were investigating the crash.

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