Erin McElroy, who knows a thing or two about Chicago roadways having served as WGN’s traffic reporter over the past year, narrowly escaped a serious collision on Chicago’s Edens Expressway while driving to work Thursday morning around 2:30 a.m.
McElroy was driving south on the expressway when, according to the Chicago Tribune, a car came barreling down the wrong way of the freeway, heading directly for her.
“Driving in this morning I almost was hit by a car barreling at full speed THE WRONG WAY on the expressway,” McElroy wrote on her Facebook wall, following the incident. “Just a reminder to keep your wits about you behind the wheel. It can all happen so fast.” Read more