Wrong-Way Driver on I-290 Westbound in the Eastbound Lanes from Independence Blvd to Cicero Ave to Laramie Ave in Chicago


Illinois State Police were alerted about 11:50 a.m. Sunday August 16, 2020 to a report of a wrong-way driver in the eastbound lanes of I-290 near Cicero Avenue.

A red Dodge was reported traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes. A message also reported the vehicle near Independence Boulevard at 11:49 a.m.

Illinois State Police were alerted of wrong-way driver traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes.

The vehicle was described as a red Dodge.

The driver was still driving the Dodge on the left shoulder westbound near Laramie at 11:58 a.m.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.


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