In Chicago, Illinois 2 people were killed and 2 were badly injured in a car vs. garbage truck accident in Logan Square, according to the Chicago Breaking News Center. The privately owned garbage truck was knocked on its side in the crash.
The auto accident happened on Wednesday around 3 a.m. in the 3600 block of West Fullerton Avenue. Two people traveling in the car were killed. One man, a 30-year-old Chicago resident was pronounced dead at the scene. The other, a 27-year-old Chicago resident, was taken by ambulance and pronounced dead a short time later at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
Of the two seriously injured, one was taken to Illinois Masonic, and the other to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. A total of 6 ambulances responded to the crash, and several people had to be extracted from the vehicles.
The Chicago Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Unit handling the car crash investigation. The cause of the truck accident has not been reported, nor has it been said if any Chicago injury lawyers are involved in the case yet or if any lawsuits have been filed.
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