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Car-Truck Accident On Bishop Ford Expressway Injures 2 People

An accident occurred Friday night on the Bishop Ford Expressway near Cottage Grove Avenue.

The accident happened at approximately 11:15 p.m. According to the Illinois State Police, a Ford Mustang changed lanes and braked in front of a semi tractor-trailer in order to avoid a car accident; the truck hit the car, swerved to the left and overturned. The Mustang ran into a ditch on the right.

Both the driver of the Mustang and semi truck were taken to hospitals. Neither of their injuries were considered life-threatening.


Illinois State Police District Chicago Master Sgt. Joe Stangl said citations were pending Saturday morning.

Additional information and possible updates can be found in various articles including the November 12 NBC Chicago story titled “Rollover Closes Southbound Bishop Ford For Five Hours.”

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