There was a fatal car accident Saturday afternoon (January 13, 2018) on Lake Shore Drive. The accident involved a car rollover.
According to Chicago Police, the accident happened along Lake Shore Drive in the 3200 block of North Lake Shore Drive, which is in the Lake View neighborhood.
The crash happened at 3:30 p.m.
The crash occurred as a woman, believed to be 45-50 years old, was driving southbound. An apparent loss of vehicle control occurred, with her vehicle striking a concrete barrier. The vehicle rolled over into an embankment.
The woman was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center for treatment of multiple injuries. She was in critical condition. According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, the woman died at 3:57 p.m.
The Chicago Police Department’s Major Accidents Investigation Unit is conducting the accident investigation.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Lake Shore Drive accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the January 13, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Woman killed in Lake Shore Drive crash on North Side” as well as the January 13 abc7chicago.com article (with crash scene photo) titled “Woman killed in Lake Shore Drive rollover crash.”
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