CHICAGO — Police say two people were killed and four others were injured in a crash along Lake Shore Drive on Monday evening.

According to police, the two-vehicle crash happened just before 8:50 p.m. in the 3000 block of South DuSable Lake Shore Drive.

Officers say a man was driving southbound along Lake Shore Drive in a Nissan sedan, with three women sitting as passengers, when his vehicle was hit by a Chevy sedan, with one passenger inside, as the driver was changing lanes.

Police say the crash caused the driver of the Nissan to strike a tree along the side of the road. According to police, the driver and a female passenger were both pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. Two other women in the vehicle, both 21-years-old, were hospitalized with critical injuries.

The two other individuals involved in the crash, a man and a woman who were in the Chevy sedan, were both hospitalized in fair condition.

Police have not yet identified anyone involved in the crash and officers say the CPD Major Accidents unit is conducting an investigation.