Portage Police are investigating a single-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway
12 this morning which left an unidentified male driver seriously injured.
According to police, at 7:07 a.m. the man was eastbound on U.S. 12 when he
crashed into the west side of the U.S. Steel bridge support.
The man sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Advocate Christ
Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill., police said.
The bridge itself remained open this morning but there were lane
restrictions in the area as officers investigated the accident.