Chicago news: Firefighter, 5 others hurt in Eisenhower Expressway car crash with Illinois State Police, fire department vehicles

Chicago news: Firefighter, 5 others hurt in Eisenhower Expressway car crash with Illinois State Police, fire department vehicles

CHICAGO (TOC) — A firefighter was amongst no less than six folks injured in a critical multi-vehicle crash on the Eisenhower Expressway on Sunday morning, Illinois State Police stated.

Illinois State Police stated troopers responded to a hit-and-run crash at about 5:54 a.m. Whereas they have been on the scene, a silver Infiniti struck an ISP squad and a Chicago Fireplace Division truck at about 5:29 a.m. Shortly after, a silver Chevrolet Malibu struck a tow truck that responded to the crash scene.

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The firefighter was taken to Rush College Medical Heart with non-life-threatening accidents, authorities stated. 5 different folks have been transported to Mount Sinai and Stroger hospitals with non-life-threatening accidents. The fifth individual was taken to an unknown hospital.

A kind of transported was the Infiniti’s driver, 29-year-old Eddie J. Johnson-Carter of Chicago. He was cited for driving below the affect, failing to yield to a stationary emergency automobile, amongst different visitors violations, ISP stated.

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Six different folks on the scene refused transportation to a hospital. No ISP personnel have been injured.

All I-290 outbound lanes have been closed at South California Avenue on Chicago’s West Aspect at 5:53 a.m., ISP stated. All lanes have been reopened round 6:58 a.m.

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