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Man Survives 125-foot fall in Dan Ryan Crash

A man whose car crashed on Chicago’s Dan Ryan bridge near 25th Street is expected to live despite falling 125 feet after being ejected when he tried to close his drivers’ side door when it flew open. The man is listed in critical condition with personal injuries at the hospital, but all indications show that he will live. A gold 1992 Toyota Camry headed south on the expressway hit a wall near 26th street early in the morning, and the 20-year-old driver was ejected in the car crash. He was the only person involved in the car crash. The driver told police he tried to close his broken drivers’ side door after it flew open, causing him to lose control of his car, which hit the right median and careened to the left lane, striking the wall and ejecting him. After the man fell about 125 feet to a rail yard, a railroad worker called authorities to tell them someone had just flown off the bridge. To read the full story, click here.