5 hurt in Chatham crash

A white BMW collided with a Chevrolet SUV after failing to stop at a red light, police said.


Five people were injured when a BMW ran a red light and crashed into a Chevrolet March 9, 2020, in Chatham.

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Five people were injured in a crash after a BMW ran a red light Monday in Chatham on the South Side.

A 26-year-old man was driving the white BMW south about 1:35 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Lafayette Avenue when he ran the light, Chicago police said. The BMW collided with a gray Chevrolet SUV headed westbound on 76th Street,

Five people were taken to Stroger Hospital and the University of Chicago Medical Center with minor injuries, police said.

Investigators found a handgun in the BMW, according to police. The crash remains under investigation.

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