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8 Injured In Chicago Car vs. Ambulance Crash

This morning 8 people were injured in an auto accident on the Northwest Side of Chicago, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The collision was between a car and an ambulance. The injured included two children and two Chicago firefighters.

The accident happened just after 9 a.m. at Addison Street and Menard Avenue when a woman driving an Acura northbound on Menard struck an eastbound Chicago Fire Department Ambulance. The ambulance was headed to Our Lady of Resurrection Medical Center carrying two patients.

The Acura reportedly flipped over in the accident. A 3rd vehicle then hit the Acura, and then a 4th vehicle rear ended the 3rd. The fourth car fled the scene of the accident.

The injured children were taken to Children’s Memorial Hospital. The firefighters were taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital.

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