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“Wrong-Way Driver” Accident On Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive

Late Friday night, there was a “wrong-way driver” accident on Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive that left six people injured.

A woman was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive (LSD) when the accident happened at approximately 11:30 p.m. She collided with three other vehicles near Waveland Avenue in Lake View.


According to officials, none of the people injured appeared to have life-threatening injuries. However, three of the people injured – including the woman who was driving in the wrong direction – were taken to area hospitals in serious-to-critical condition. Three other people involved in the accident were examined by paramedics at the accident scene, but refused treatment.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the February 16 Chicago Tribune article titled “Wrong-way driver causes wreck on Lake Shore Drive in Lake View” as well as the February 16 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Six people injured in crash on Lake Shore Drive.”

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