Chicago fatalities: 1 killed at least 9 injured in multiple vehicle crashes on the Far South Side, officials say

3 children were taken to hospital, police said

Sunday, May 14 2023 12:33

CHICAGO (WLS) — One person died and at least nine others were injured in a multiple-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon in the city's Far South Side, Chicago Fire Department officials said.

The accident occurred on the 12700 block of South Torrence Avenue.

Seven adults were initially reported to be in critical condition, CFD said. The three children, ages 9, 5 and 2, were all taken to Comer Children's Hospital in good condition, according to Chicago police.

According to Chicago police, four vehicles were involved in the crash. A man driving a sedan north on Torrence Avenue entered the south lane and crashed into an SUV. Two other vehicles swerved to avoid a collision and crashed, police said.

The man in the sedan died at Christ's Advocate Hospital, according to police.

So far no citations have been issued. Major Accident is under investigation.

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