Woman with gunshot wounds among 4 hurt in fiery crash with street sweeper in Portage Park

A male driving a black Dodge sedan slammed into an unoccupied parked vehicle in the 4000 block of North Cicero Avenue, Chicago police said.

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At least three people were injured in a crash March 15, 2021, in Portage Park.

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A woman was among four people hurt in a shooting and subsequent crash into a street sweeper Monday near the Six Corners intersection in Portage Park on the Northwest Side.

A male driving a black Dodge sedan slammed into a parked vehicle about 2:30 a.m. in the 4000 block of North Cicero Avenue, Chicago police said.

Video from media reports showed a street sweeper on fire at that location.

The male and two of his passengers were hospitalized in serious condition, police said. One of them, a 32-year-old woman, had been shot three times in the abdomen.

A male in the parked vehicle was found on the ground nearby and hospitalized as well, police said. His condition was unknown Monday morning.

Police sources said the crash appears to be alcohol-related, and the driver was taken into custody.

Charges were pending, police said.

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