ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo

Friday, June 9, 2023 3:45AM

6 injured, including 3 children, in South Side crash

CHICAGO (WLS) — Six people were injured, including three children, in a Greater Grand Crossing crash Thursday afternoon.

The crash happened just before 5 p.m. between two SUVs at West Marquette Road and South Lafayette Avenue.

Officials have not commented on what caused or led up to the crash.

About 4:30 p.m., a woman was driving a hatchback west in the 100 block of West Marquette Road when she tried to turn left onto South Lafayette Avenue but was struck by a man driving an SUV east on Marquette Road, Chicago police said.

The woman’s car then hit a traffic light pole, police said.

Three boys in her car – ages 6, 9 and 13 – were taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where they were listed in good condition, according to police.

A woman, 37, was transported in fair condition to University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago fire officials said.

No further details have been released.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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