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Teens injured on prom night in Ashburn crash

Their vehicle was involved in a crash with another vehicle about 12:45 a.m. at 79th Street and Homan Avenue.

Chicago police and fire respond to a crash in Ashburn.
Chicago police and fire respond to a vehicle crash where multiple people were injured, June 8, 2019, in Ashburn,
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Multiple teens coming home from prom night were hospitalized after a crash Saturday in Ashburn.

About 12:45 a.m., they were in a 2019 Nissan Rogue that collided with a 2003 GMC Yukon driven by a 52-year-old man in the 3400 block of West 79th Street, Chicago police and the Chicago Fire Department said. The teens were attending prom for Bogan High School, according to family.

Teens were in a car crash on their prom night.
Teens attending Bogan High School prom were hospitalized after a car crash early Saturday morning.
Chicago Fire Department

Seven people were taken to area hospitals in serious-to-critical condition, authorities said.

Three teens went to the University of Chicago Medical Center: two boys, 16 and 17, and a 19-year-old woman, authorities said. The 52-year-old and an 18-year-old woman were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. An 18-year-old man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital.

The 17-year-old boy is in serious condition, and the others had their conditions stabilized, authorities said.

No citations have been issued, police said.