CHICAGO (WLS) — Two people were killed and two others injured after a car plunged at least 70 feet off the Stevenson Expressway and landed on the road below Friday morning, Illinois State Police said.

The car was driving inbound on the Stevenson when Illinois State Police said at about 4:15 lost control near Ashland Avenue and landed on the street below at Archer Avenue and Robinson Street.

A total of four people were in the car and two people were killed, police said. The Chicago Fire Department said a 21-year-old woman and a man in his 20s were both transported to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

Police said the car also hit a light tower and knocked out the lights on the Stevenson in both directions between Ashland and the Dan Ryan Expressway.


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