Weekend accidents injured Chicago motorists by car, train and motorcycle

Two women were killed in a Chicago car accident early Monday morning when their car crashed into a tree in suburban Wilmette, the Breaking News Center reported.

There were other passengers in the car and at least one other person was seriously hurt in the accident, which occurred about 3 a.m. in the 700 block of Sheridan Road when the black four-door sedan left the road and slammed into a tree. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the deaths. Cause of the crash remains under investigation.

A woman was struck by a train near the W. Lake St. station in Hanover Park on Sunday night. The News Center reports that she was taken to St. Alexius Medical Center, where she died from injured sustained in the accident. She was struck by the Metra train operating on the Milwaukee District West Lane sometime around 8:30 p.m.

Seven people were injured in an auto accident on Saturday in the Far North Side’s Edgewater neighborhood. Three people were seriously hurt in the crash, which happened at the intersection of Granville Avenue and Sheridan Road. The News Center reports that the injured were taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, St. Francis Hospital in Evanston and Weiss Memorial Hospital. The accident remains under investigation and no other information was reported.

A Chicago motorcycle accident claimed the life of a rider on Saturday in the Roseland community on the Far South Side. The News Center reported that the crash occurred shortly before 4 a.m. in the 11200 block of South Yale Avenue. The accident is being investigated by Illinois State Police and no other information was released.

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