Deadly Chicago auto accident – 2 killed, 4 injured

An Illinois car crash on the Northwest Side of Chicago has claimed the life of two people and injured four others on Sunday morning, according to WGN news. The collision involved to vehicles crashing into a PLS Check Cashiers store.

The victims fatally injured in the accident were a 57-year-old man from Elmwood Park and a 57-year-old woman from Streamwood. Both were taken by ambulance to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later. The two were on a cleaning crew that were finished working downtown and on their way home.

The two vehicles involved in the accident were a beige Hyundai and a black Honda. The Honda hit a streetlight pole before both vehicles struck the store. The cause of the deadly Chicago accident has not been reported.

Rescue personnel rushed to the scene around 5:25 AM, with everyone listed as seriously to critically injured. Six ambulances were sent to the accident location.

Two of the injured were taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, one to Cook County Hospital and one to our Lady of Resurrection Medical Center.

Read the story in the Chicago Tribune here.

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