A high speed car accident on Chicago’s Eisenhower Expressway left six people injured early Thursday morning on the near West Side. The Chicago car crash occurred around 1:15 a.m. when three vehicles collided in the inbound lanes of the busy Chicago expressway near Racine Ave. According to Illinois State Police, the three car wreck was initiated when one vehicle rear-ended another. While one of the vehicles involved in the rear end collision was stopped in the expressway a third vehicle struck the back of that stopped vehicle.
The Chicago Fire Department transported five people from the scene of the accident to area treatment facilities. The victims of the Chicago car crash included two children. One of the injured was taken to John H. Stroger Hospital, two were taken to Rush University Medical Center and two went to the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center. A spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department did not have information regarding whether or not the injured children were taken to the hospital. None of the cars were left operational following the car crash. No traffic citation had been issued as a result of the accident as of 10:30 a.m. today according to Illinois State Police.
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