3 men badly hurt in East Garfield Park crash

Two cars collided about 5:30 p.m. One struck a tree. Two of the men involved appear to have suffered gunshot wounds, fire officials said. They are hospitalized.

SHARE 3 men badly hurt in East Garfield Park crash
_Z722232.jpg

Three men were critically injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday in East Garfield Park.

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Three men were critically injured in a car accident Wednesday in East Garfield Park. Two of them appeared to have suffered gunshot wounds, officials said.

A black SUV and a white sedan collided about 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of North Homan Avenue and West Fulton Boulevard, Chicago fire officials said. One of the cars then rolled over and struck a tree, knocking it down.

merlin_113755702.jpg

A tree and street sign were toppled after they were struck by a car near the intersection of North Homan Avenue and West Fulton Boulevard.

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Two men were transported to Mount Sinai Hospital, and another was taken to Stroger Hospital, where they were listed in critical condition. Two of them appeared to have gunshot wounds, officials said. None of their ages were immediately known.

Additional information wasn’t available.

merlin_113755712.jpg

Chicago police work the scene where three people were critically injured in two vehicle crash in East Garfield Park.

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

The Latest
The rally in West Allis, just outside of Milwaukee, came a day after the vice president earned the support of enough delegates to secure the nomination, which is expected to come formally in early August via a virtual roll call.
After the wild weather early last week, summer and summer fishing patterns settle in for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report; plus a reminder to be alert for pink salmon.
The Bears wrapped their first four-day stretch of camp Tuesday, and it’s been a mixed bag for their prized rookie.
The Bears’ decision to sign a lead running back this offseason didn’t necessarily surprise Herbert. In fact, it motivates him.
It’s the most tornadoes recorded in the Chicago area in a single storm, according to the National Weather Service. Meteorologists blame conditions they call a “ring of fire” — a combination of warm, humid area near the ground and cooler air higher in the atmosphere.