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Chicago police investigate the scene of a fatal car accident Monday night in the 6900 block of South Loomis. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

3-year-old boy among 3 killed in Englewood crash; another child, 2 others hurt

SHARE 3-year-old boy among 3 killed in Englewood crash; another child, 2 others hurt
SHARE 3-year-old boy among 3 killed in Englewood crash; another child, 2 others hurt

A 3-year-old boywas among three people killed Monday night in a crash thatinjuredanother child and two others in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

At 7:07 p.m., officers saw a sedan traveling east on 69th Street at a high rate of speed, according to Chicago police. After initially turning on their emergency lights and following the erratic driver, the officers disengaged and halted their pursuit.

The eastbound sedan then failed to stop at a light at the intersection of 69th Street and Loomis Boulevard and crashed into another vehicle, police said. The impact caused the vehicle to collide with two other vehicles that were alsostopped at the intersection.

Cabari Turner, the 3-year-oldwho was in the first vehicle that was struck,was rushed to Comer Children’s Hospitaland later pronounced dead at10:28 p.m.,police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. Helived in Gary, Indiana.

An autopsy hasn’t been conducted to confirm the cause and manner of his death.

Chicago police investigate the scene of a fatal car accident Monday night in the 6900 block of South Loomis. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Chicago police investigate the scene of a fatal car accident Monday night in the 6900 block of South Loomis. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Two men, 24-year-old Antonio Cowan and 25-year-old Chrishawn Turner, were taken in “extremely critical” condition to University of Chicago Medical Center, where they were both pronounced dead shortlybefore 8 p.m., authorities said.

Autopsies conducted Tuesday found both men died from blunt force injuries related to the crash, the medical examiner’s office. Their deaths were found to have been accidental.

The otherpassenger in the vehicle, a 2-year-old girl, was taken to Stroger Hospital for observation, police said.

The third vehicle in the wreck was driven by a 43-year-old woman who was taken to St. Bernard Hospital withneck and back pain, police said. Her condition was stabilized.

A 30-year-old man who was driving another vehiclewas unhurt. His passengers, a 6-year-old boy and 26-year-old woman, were taken to Stroger Hospital, where their conditions were stabilized.

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