Woman killed after jumping from moving vehicle on Bishop Ford – WGN-TV

Posted: Sunday, July 05, 2015

A 34-year-old woman was killed Saturday after she jumped from a moving vehicle on the Bishop Ford Expressway.

A 34-year-old woman was killed Saturday after she jumped from a moving vehicle on the Bishop Ford Expressway.

CHICAGO — A 34-year-old woman was killed Saturday after she jumped from a moving vehicle on the Bishop Ford Expressway and may have been struck by another vehicle on the roadway, according to Illinois State Police.

A medical examiner identified the victim as Monique Lofton, 34.

Lofton was a passenger in a 2014 Ford Escape being driven on I-94 northbound south of 130th street, police said.

At about 10:45 a.m., Lofton jumped from the moving vehicle which was being driven by a 55-year-old woman, police said.

After jumping, officials determined that she was struck by a vehicle which continued driving. Police were searching for that other vehicle.

After the incident the northbound Bishop Ford was closed from 10:45 a.m. until 2:15 p.m., police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Illinois State Police at (847)294-4400.

The Chicago Tribune contributed to this report.

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