A 25-year-old female passenger has been killed in an Illinois auto accident that occurred early Sunday on the near west side of Chicago, according to the Sun-Times. The single car crash took place in the 1600 block of West Harrison Street around 1:50 a.m.
The accident occurred when a 23-year-old male driver hit a tree. The driver is in critical condition at Stroger Hospital and another passenger, a four-year-old boy is in stable condition at University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital.
The female passenger that was fatally injured was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County and pronounced dead less than an hour later.
The Chicago Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Unit is handling the investigation. Charges are reportedly pending against the 23 year old driver.
The female that died in the accident is a resident of Fargo, North Dakota.
It has not been reported if a Chicago personal injury lawyer is involved in the case.
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