Driver hurt in crash after shots fired on Dan Ryan

The vehicle was shot in the southbound local lanes of I-94 near 31st Street, according to Illinois State Police. It was involved in a crash a short time later.

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One person was injured in a crash after a vehicle was hit by gunfire Oct. 27, 2019, on I-94 near 31st Street.

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One person was injured in a crash after a vehicle was hit by gunfire Sunday on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side.

The vehicle was shot about 5:30 a.m. in the southbound local lanes of I-94 near 31st Street, according to Illinois State Police. It was involved in a crash a short time later.

The male driver, 38, was taken to Mercy Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, state police said. He was the only person in the vehicle, and he wasn’t wounded by the gunfire.

All local southbound lanes at 31st Street were shut down at 6:26 a.m. for an investigation and were reopened about 9:35 a.m., state police said.

The incident remains under investigation, according to state police.

Anyone with information is urged to contact state police at 847-294-4400.

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