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3 hurt, 1 critically, in Woodlawn crash

A man was driving a Chevy Tahoe south in the northbound lane Stony Island Avenue when he swerved back into the northbound lane, sideswiped a food truck and struck a light pole.

Chicago police and fire work the scene of a vehicle crash in the 6500 block of South Stony Island Avenue, in the Woodlawn neighborhood, Sunday, July 18, 2021.
Chicago police and fire work the scene of a vehicle crash in the 6500 block of South Stony Island Avenue, in the Woodlawn neighborhood, Sunday, July 18, 2021.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Three people were hurt, one critically, in a crash late Sunday night in Woodlawn on the South Side.

Just after 10 p.m., a 40-year-old man was driving a Chevy Tahoe south in the northbound lane in the 6500 block of South Stony Island Avenue when he swerved back into the northbound lane, sideswiped a food truck and struck a light pole, Chicago police said.

He was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said.

A man and woman riding in the Tahoe were taken to the hospital in fair condition, police said.