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“Wrong-Way Driver” Accident On The Kennedy Expressway

There was another “wrong-way driver” accident early this morning (May 20, 2014) on Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway.

According to Illinois State Police (ISP) this “wrong-way driver” accident happened at approximately 12:45 a.m., as a driver in a van entered the Kennedy Expressway (Interstate 90/94) at North Avenue and drove southbound in the northbound lanes.


This “wrong-way driving” happened only for a very short distance, until a “head-on” collision with a semi truck occurred.

Charges are pending against the van’s driver, who suffered minor injuries.

This accident remains under investigation by the Illinois State Police.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the May 20, 2014 Chicago Tribune article titled “Wrong-way driver hurt in overnight Kennedy crash” as well as the May 20 CBS Chicago article titled “Wrong-Way Driver Collides With Semi On Kennedy Expressway.”

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