Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Englewood

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Three-vehicle crash at 71st & Wentworth. The University of Chicago Hospitals helicopter landed to transport a patient early Sunday, April 19, 2015. | Brian Jackson/For The Sun-Times

Five people were injured early Sunday in a three-vehicle crash in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

A Ford Mustang, Chevrolet and Nissan all collided about 4:50 a.m. near West 71st Street and South Wentworth Avenue, according to preliminary information from police.

One passenger of the Mustang was ejected from the car and taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

Another passenger in the Mustang was airlifted from the crash in critical condition to Christ Medical Center, while the driver, whose condition had stabilized, was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, police said.

Two occupants from the Chevrolet were also taken to Christ Medical Center, both in fair condition, police said.

Three people that were in the Nissan refused medical treatment on the scene, police said.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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Three-vehicle crash at 71st & Wentworth. The University of Chicago Hospitals helicopter landed to transport a patient early Sunday, April 19, 2015. | Brian Jackson/For The Sun-Times

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Three-vehicle crash at 71st & Wentworth. The University of Chicago Hospitals helicopter landed to transport a patient early Sunday, April 19, 2015. | Brian Jackson/For The Sun-Times

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Three-vehicle crash at 71st & Wentworth. The University of Chicago Hospitals helicopter landed to transport a patient early Sunday, April 19, 2015. | Brian Jackson/For The Sun-Times

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