Man killed, woman critically injured in high-speed crash on Lake Shore Drive downtown

A black Chrysler 300 was speeding north on Lake Shore Drive when it lost control around Monroe Street and slammed into a gray Toyota Four Runner.

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A man was killed and a woman critically injured in a high-speed crash on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street.

A black Chrysler 300 was speeding north on Lake Shore Drive, approaching Monroe Street, when it lost control and hit a Toyota Four Runner at 12:20 a.m., Chicago police said.

The Chrysler slid sideways into the southbound lanes and struck a Nissan Altima and a GMC Yukon, police said.

The driver of the Chrysler was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

He was identified as Jawun Jayavoney Timmons, 31, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A male passenger was taken to the same hospital and stabilized, police said.

The driver of the Toyota and the driver of the Nissan were not injured and refused treatment, police said.

The driver of the GMC was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, police said. A woman in the car was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

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