A fiery rollover car accident caused two deaths and one injury on Chicago’s West Side last Saturday. The deadly car crash occurred in the Garfield Park neighborhood around 2:50 a.m. The Chicago car accident occurred when a northbound vehicle traveling on S. Pulaski Road scraped the east curb. The vehicle then struck several parking meters and a light pole before it split in half and became engulfed in flames. The vehicle finally settled on its roof near the intersection of West Monroe Street.
The tragic Chicago car accident left two dead and one critically injured. Jermaine Becton, a 29 year-old resident of 6514 S. Kedzie Ave., was pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County around 4:50 a.m. according to the Cook County Medical Examiner. Fire Media Affairs spokesman Joe Roccasalva said that firefighters were able pull Becton and a yet unidentified woman from the vehicle. The ensuing fire prevented the firefighters from extricating a second unidentified woman from the car. The surviving woman was receiving treatment at Mount Sinai Hospital as of last Saturday. She is listed in critical condition. The accident is under investigation by the police Major Accident Investigation Unit. The police have yet to determine who was driving the vehicle at the time of the crash.
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