Chicago car accident leaves two dead, two others in critical condition

Two people were killed and two others critically injured when a car crashed into a pole in the Austin neighborhood on the city’s West Side on the evening of Friday, October 2nd, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

The 29-year-old driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital shortly before midnight. A passenger was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Chicago car accident occurred about 10 p.m. Friday when the car went out of control and struck a pole near the intersection of Lotus and Chicago Avenues, according to the Chicago Breaking News Center.

Two other passengers were also taken to area hospitals with serious injuries. Both men were listed in critical condition, according to Chicago Police.

The one-vehicle crash was being investigated by the Chicago Police Department’s Major Accident Investigations Unit. The cause of the accident has not been reported.

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