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1 Killed, 5 Injured In Englewood Crash After Vehicle Flees Traffic Stop

July 11, 2019 - 6:51 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- One person was killed and five others injured Wednesday in a multi-vehicle crash in Englewood on the South Side.

About 4:43 p.m., a Chrysler was traveling in the 7100 block of South Stewart Avenue when officers attempted a traffic stop, Chicago police said. It continued eastbound and struck a silver-colored Mitsubishi, causing the Chrysler to flip over.

A man, 23, in the Chrysler was pronounced on the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office confirmed the man’s death, but did not provide further details.

Also in the Chrysler were two men, 25, and 23, as well as a 17-year-old boy, police said. The 25-year-old man and the teen were taken the University of Chicago Medical Center. The teen was in fair condition and the man was in serious condition.

The 23-year-old was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. His condition was stabilized.

Two women, 23 and 50, were in the Mitsubishi, police said. They were taken to St. Bernard Hospital in good condition.

Chicago police’s Major Accidents unit is investigating.

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