Woman Dies, Two Others Injured, in DUI Crash on Dan Ryan - NBC Chicago

Woman Dies, Two Others Injured, in DUI Crash on Dan Ryan

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    Woman Dies, Two Others Injured, in DUI Crash on Dan Ryan
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    A woman died and two others, including a 2-year-old child, were injured in a single-vehicle crash on the Dan Ryan early Friday morning.

    At 12:29 a.m., the car crashed into a wall in the northbound express lanes of I-94 at 31st Street, according to Illinois State Police.

    There were three people in the car, and the woman was sitting in the front passenger seat. A man was driving and there was a 2-year-old child in the car, police said.

    Chalan V. Peterson, 29, of the 300 block of 23rd Avenue in Bellwood, was pronounced at Stroger Hospital at 5:55 a.m. Friday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office and police.

    The man and the child were also taken to Stroger Hospital with minor, non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

    Police said alcohol was involved in the crash, and the driver was charged with DUI. 

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