CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Friday on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side.
According to Illinois State Police, the motorcycle hit the concrete median at about 1 a.m. on the southbound express lanes of I-94 near 47th Street. Two people were thrown from the bike and landed on the adjacent CTA Red Line tracks.
A female was dead at the scene, while a male was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition, state police said.
According to the Sun-Times, a body could be seen covered with a sheet on the tracks near the 47th Street station as authorities investigated.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released details about the fatality.