Today at approximately 6:00 a.m. a woman was struck and killed on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway.
Details are limited at this time. The accident occurred just east of Manchester Road in Manchester.
According to a Chicago Sun-Times story, titled “Pedestrian killed on Eisenhower had been arrested that night for DUI” :
A South Side woman pulled over earlier in the night for DUI was struck and killed while apparently walking on the Eisenhower Expressway on Friday morning near west suburban Westchester. A trooper had given her a ride her to a nearby gas station after she bonded out.
According to a witness statement, she was walking in a marked median area east of Mannheim Road when the truck crossed the median area and struck her, according to a release from ISP.
The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating, the release said. He has been charged with violating the restricted median.
The accident closed all lanes temporarily.
Additional details can be seen in a variety of news sources including the Sun-Times story cited above and The Houston Chronicle story titled “Woman killed walking on interstate near Chicago.”