CHICAGO — A carjacking on the Dan Ryan Expressway was caught on video by another driver who witnessed the suspects crash one car and steal another.
At 9:14 a.m. Friday, state troopers responded to the scene of a carjacking on I-94 southbound near Canalport Avenue, state police said. Two suspects had first crashed a stolen car, then hijacked a victim whose car was stuck in traffic because of the crash, state police said.
The suspects sped off and the car was found abandoned hours later, state police said.
No one was injured, and state police are still investigating, they said. Anyone with info is asked to contact investigators at 847-294-4400 or ISP.CrimeTips@Illinois.gov.
A video of the incident was captured by a man driving southbound across the divider on the southbound Dan Ryan. It shows a gray car crashed in the middle of the expressway as three people start to run away.
After the video breaks, a man dressed in all black with a black ski mask starts walking the highway with what appears to be a rifle.
The man recording the video starts talking to the suspect, who pulls out a wad of cash and offers him $500 for his car.
The man in the black ski mask then hijacks a red SUV at gunpoint as a victim exits and a woman hops into the passenger seat. The suspects then drive off.
“I’ve seen it all,” the man recording said as he continues driving down the interstate and his video ends.
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