The Avalon Park neighborhood of Chicago was the site of a recent car accident that claimed the lives of two and seriously injured four others. The news article claims the crash happened at about 11:30 p.m. on Halloween.
On the 8200 block of South Stony Island Avenue, a northbound Dodge Charger slammed into the front driver-side of a Nissan SUV. To get from east to west on South Stony Island Avenue, the Nissan’s driver had to make a U-turn.
The Charger’s 28-year-old driver was critically hurt in the collision. No one else rode in the Charger with us. The Nissan SUV crash resulted in the deaths of two passengers. The Nissan’s driver and another passenger were also badly hurt in the collision.
The accident is being looked into by police at the moment. No tickets have been given out as of yet.
The Multi-Vehicle Accident On Chicago’s South Side Claimed 2 Lives And Left 16 Others Injured
CHICAGO — On Wednesday night, a driver in a stolen car who was going the wrong way caused a multi-car crash on Chicago’s South Side, injuring 16 people and taking the lives of two.
There was a collision near East 87th Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue at around 5 o’clock in the evening.
The Chicago Fire Department said in a tweet that at least ten people had been taken to local hospitals for evaluation.
A female driver, 53 years old, was taken to the hospital in unknown condition after a car crash; a male pedestrian, 54 years old, was taken to the hospital with a dislocated kneecap but is listed as “fairly injured.” Both victims were taken to different hospitals.
The Volkswagen driver, a 56-year-old woman, also suffered a back injury and was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital. Her health is relatively stable at this point. The six-year-old boy riding a shotgun in the VW was unharmed.
A 33-year-old minivan driver is in stable condition after suffering a minor hand injury. There was a girl in the minivan who was 10 months old; she was not hurt. One 5-year-old girl also reported having body pain but is otherwise healthy. A girl of four was also riding in the minivan. It was reported that she was unharmed in the incident.
A trip was made to Comer’s Children’s Hospital to drop off the kids.
A 37-year-old female motorist was involved in an accident and is listed in fair condition, according to police reports. A ten-year-old boy riding a shotgun in a Lexus had his wrist broken. Unknown injuries were also sustained by a male passenger, age 18, who was in the vehicle. They were all taken by ambulance to the University of Chicago Medical Center.
The fire department tweeted that four people were in critical condition, one was in serious but stable condition, and five had lesser injuries.
The superintendent of the Chicago Police Department stated that the chain reaction crash was caused by a driver in a stolen car going the wrong way at high speeds. The two occupants of the stolen vehicle perished in the crash.
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