A person was shot Jan. 7, 2021, on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
A 9-year-old boy was hurt in a crash March 27, 2021, on the Dan Ryan. | Sun-Times file photo

All southbound local lanes near the Skyway Split remain closed for a traffic investigation.

All southbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway near the Skyway Split were closed Saturday after a 9-year-old boy was seriously injured in a vehicle crash on the South Side.

A woman, 27, was southbound just before 3 a.m. on I-94 near the Skyway Split when she lost control of her vehicle, veered off the roadway and crashed into a concrete barrier on the right shoulder, Illinois State Police said.

A 9-year-old boy, riding as a passenger in the vehicle, was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries, state police said.

The woman did not report any injuries, according to state police.

As of 8 a.m., all southbound local lanes remained closed for a traffic investigation, state police said. All traffic has been diverted into the express lanes.


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