CHICAGO — One man is dead and at least nine are injured, including three kids, after a car crash on the South Side of Chicago, according to multiple reports.
The Chicago Police Department said a male of unknown age was driving northbound in a sedan in the 12100 block of South Torrence Avenue around 4:30 p.m., when he drove into oncoming traffic in the southbound lane and hit a SUV, driven by a 30-year-old man with four other people inside, head-on.
As this was happening, a 24-year-old man driving a pickup truck, and a 58-year-old woman driving an SUV, were also driving northbound on Torrence.
Both attempted to avoid the accident, but the man in the pickup truck hit a light pole, and the woman in the SUV hit a fixed object, police said.
The male of unknown age who was driving the sedan was taken from the scene in serious condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.
The 24-year-old man driving the pickup truck and the 58-year-old woman driving the SUV were both taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.
The 30-year-old man who was driving the SUV that was hit head-on, as well one other adult passenger in the vehicle, were also taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition.
Three children — a 9-year-old, 5-year-old and a 2-year-old — were all taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition.
No other information is available at this time.
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