Woman killed, 3 other people hurt in West Town crash

The woman was driving with her 17-year-old son in the 100 block of South Western Avenue when she tried to make a U-turn and hit a Chevy minivan.

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Four people were injured in a crash April 15, 2021 in West Town.

Four people were injured in a crash April 15, 2021 in West Town.

Chicago Fire Department

A woman was killed and at least three other people injured in a crash Thursday night in West Town.

The 58-year-old woman was driving her silver Lexus north in the 100 block of South Western Avenue when she attempted to make a U-turn and struck a Chevy minivanalso traveling north, Chicago police said.

The woman, Iriselda Carapia of Lawndale, was taken to Stroger Hospital and pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy found she died of injuries from the crash.

Her 17-year-old son was riding in the car and was transported to the same hospital in fair condition, according to police.A 33-year-old man driving the Chevy and his passenger, a 36-year-old man, were both taken to the same hospital in good condition, police said.

No citations were issued.

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