Fatal Car Crash On The Bishop Ford Freeway

There was a fatal car accident early Sunday morning (October 5, 2014) on the Bishop Ford Freeway on Chicago’s South Side.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) this fatal accident happened at approximately 2:30 a.m. on the Bishop Ford near South Cottage Grove Avenue.  The crash involved a car that ran into the back of a semi truck that had slowed as it approached a construction zone.

During the collision, the car became stuck under the semi truck.

The two men inside the car were declared dead at the accident scene.  According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, they were identified as Darryl B. Clark, 26, of Chicago, and Lamont F. Taylor, 25, of Chicago.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 6, 2014 Chicago Tribune article (with video) titled “Two killed in crash on Bishop Ford Freeway” as well as the October 5, 2014 CBS Chicago article (with video) titled “Two Men Killed In Bishop Ford Crash.”


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