OAK LAWN, In poor health. (TOC) — The household of a girl killed in a south suburban automotive crash stated she and her son have been driving dwelling from a particular mother-son date evening Sunday.
Two folks have since been charged the Oak Garden crash that killed 66-year-old Ma. Anita Chacon of Calumet Park, police stated. The crash occurred at about 1:50 a.m. close to West a hundred and tenth Road and South Cicero Avenue.
A Dodge Charger was touring south on Cicero at a excessive velocity when it struck the rear of a Lincoln four-door, forcing it into the northbound lanes close to a hundred and tenth Road, a preliminary police investigation confirmed. The Lincoln, which Chacon was using in, struck a Dodge Ram pick-up truck head-on.
The crash additionally critically wounded Chacon’s 30-year-old son, Tomas, who was driving the Lincoln, police stated.
“Wherever he went, she went or she went he went,” stated Isaac Contreras, Chacon’s nephew. “It was a particular bond like no different and I’ve by no means recognized anyone with a bind like that with a mom. So it is an enormous loss.”
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The Charger got here to a cease close to the a hundred and tenth and Cicero intersection, police stated. A Honda Accord, which was additionally touring south on Cicero at a excessive velocity, left the roadway close to 109th and Cicero and hit a bench, inflicting it to roll over “quite a few” instances earlier than stopping at a a hundred and tenth and Cicero car parking zone.
The feminine driver of the Ram pick-up was taken to the identical hospital with non-life-threatening accidents and her two passengers have been unhurt.
The driving force of the Honda Accord, 32-year-old Chicagoan Joann McNary, was transported to Christ Hospital with non-life-threatening accidents and the driving force of the Dodge Charger, 39-year-old Steven Bradford of suburban Harvey, was taken into custody on the scene, police stated.
Bradford and McNary have been charged with aggravated DUI involving dying reckless murder, police stated.
Cicero Avenue was shut down in all instructions from a hundred and fifth Road to 111th Road whereas the Oak Garden Police Site visitors Division and Illinois State Police investigated the crash.
On Monday evening, Chacon’s household held a vigil in her honor. Her household spoke completely with ABC7, saying they’re utilizing religion, the the one energy they really feel they’ve left.
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