5 hurt, including 3 children, in Stevenson Expy. crash at Damen

Three vehicles crashed in the outbound lanes about 2:20 p.m. Wednesday. Lanes were reopened less than an hour later.

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A traffic camera shows traffic on the outbound Stevenson Expressway near a crash Wednesday at Damen Avenue.

A traffic camera shows traffic on the outbound Stevenson Expressway near a crash Wednesday at Damen Avenue.

Illinois Department of Transportation

Two adults and three children were injured in a crash Wednesday afternoon on the Stevenson Expressway.

About 2:20 p.m., a vehicle switching lanes near Damen Avenue struck another vehicle before swerving and hitting a third, according to preliminary reports from Illinois State Police.

The first and second driver, along with three children traveling in the first vehicle, were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, state police said.

All outbound lanes were closed until about 3:10 p.m., Bufford said.

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