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Infant, child seriously hurt in Dan Ryan Expy. crash at 33rd Street

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An infant was seriously injured in a crash that hurt two others Monday evening on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

Officers were called for a three-vehicle crash at 5 p.m. in the outbound express lanes near 33rd Street, Illinois State Police said.

The baby, who was not in a carseat at the time, and a child in the same car were taken to a hospital in critical condition, police said.

The other occupants of the car, a woman and two other children, were transported with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. In total, the car was occupied by two adults and four children.

The people in the second vehicle, three children and one adult, abandoned their vehicle and were later found in stabilized conditions at a local hospital, police said. The driver and sole occupant of the third vehicle was not injured.

All lanes on the Dan Ryan were reopened at 10:30 p.m.

State police were investigating the crash.