3 in critical condition after vehicle crash in Brighton Park
A male driver of a Red Subaru sedan ran through a red light July 3 in the 3900 block of South Western Avenue and crashed into a viaduct head on, police said.
A vehicle crash Wednesday left three men in critical condition in Brighton Park on the Southwest Side.
About 1:40 a.m., a man driving a Red Subaru sedan was westbound in the 3900 block of South Western Avenue when he blew threw a red light and struck a viaduct head on, Chicago police said.
Three people, a 24-year old man, a 21-year-old man and a 19-year-old man, were taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition but they are expected to live, a spokesperson from the Chicago Fire Department said.
It is unclear at this time which man was driving the car but citations are pending, police said.
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We should be taking steps to reduce oil drilling, with a carbon-fee-and-dividend plan and eliminating subsidies to the oil, natural gas and coal industries.
To start, the city’s next police superintendent must be committed to reform. A half-hearted effort will never build trust between cops and the community, and that’s bad news when it comes to curbing crime.