An auto accident on the Southwest Side of Chicago claimed the life of four people early Wednesday morning, according to the Chicago Sun-Times and various other news sources. The car accident took place in the 2800 block of Columbus Avenue just after midnight.
A father, 46; his son, 28; and his nephew, 28 were killed when a car crossed the center line and hit their vehicle head on. The father was driving a Toyota Camry eastbound on Columbus at the time of the crash.
The driver of the car that allegedly crossed the centerline was also killed. Five other people in the car, including a 20 month old child, were injured. The child was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago.
The father and his son and nephew all worked together at McCormick Place as forklift operators and they were on their way home from an evening shift. All three men were members of Teamsters Local 714.