2 dead, 1 in critical condition after car flips over embankment on I-55: CFD

Two people are dead and one is in critical condition after a vehicle crash on Interstate 55 Monday night.

A vehicle traveling on I-55 near Cicero Avenue lost control around 8 p.m. and flipped over an embankment and down the bridge before striking another car below, according to Illinois State Police.

The driver of the vehicle that went over the embankment was ejected from the car and was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger was transported to an area hospital where he died, police said.


The driver of the second vehicle, a 42-year-old man, suffered multiple injuries and was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.