An accident caused the Illinois State Police to close down the inbound Stevenson Expressway near King Drive early today, causing extensive traffic problems in the area.
The crash closed all lanes inbound at about 12:55 a.m., with the ensuing traffic backups also affecting the Dan Ryan in the Near South Side area, according to Illinois State Police.
All lanes of traffic were reopened by about 1:45 a.m. and traffic in the area began moving again, according to an ISP sergeant.
The accident involved a single vehicle and some serious injuries were reported, but nothing considered life-threatening, he said. Additional details were not available as the investigation continued.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times