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Man airlifted after US 12 crash today

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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.





Posted 10/23/2013