CTA bus stop crash: Teen killed, 3 others injured near 79th and Racine on South Side, Chicago police say

CTA bus stop crash: Teen killed, 3 others injured near 79th and Racine on South Side, Chicago police say

CHICAGO (TOC) — A teenage woman was killed Friday evening after struck by a car whereas ready at a CTA bus cease close to 79th and Racine on Chicago’s South Facet, police mentioned. Three different folks had been additionally injured.

A 33-year-old man in a Mercedes ran a purple mild and struck a black Jeep on the intersection. The Jeep then hit two folks, together with a 14-year-old woman, who had been standing close to the CTA bus cease, police mentioned.

Chicago Fireplace Division spokesperson, Larry Merritt mentioned the teenage woman was transported to the College of Chicago’s Comer Kids’s Hospital, the place she was pronounced lifeless. A feminine grownup was transported to the College of Chicago Hospital in critical situation.

The driving force of the Mercedes was taken to St. Bernard Hospital in critical situation, in addition to the 42-year-old driver of the Jeep in honest situation, officers mentioned.

The victims’ names haven’t been launched by officers.

Chicago Police’s Main Accidents unit is investigating.

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