Teenager dies after crash near bus stop in…

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Found on: 2022-08-05 22:13:36

CHICAGO – A teenage girl was killed and three adults were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday near a CTA bus stop.

The crash was reported around 6:34 pm in the 7900 block of S. Racine Ave. in the Gresham neighborhood.

According to Chicago police, the driver of a gold Mercedes was traveling westbound on 79th Street when he failed to stop for a red light and struck a black Jeep traveling southbound over the intersection.

According to authorities, this caused the driver of the Jeep to run over two women who were near the bus stop.

A 14-year-old girl was taken to Comers Children’s Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

While a woman was transported by Chicago Fire paramedics to the University of Chicago Hospital in serious condition.

On the other hand, the 33-year-old man who was driving the Mercedes was taken to St. Bernards Hospital in serious condition, while the 42-year-old man who was driving the Jeep was transported to St. Bernards in fair condition.

The crash remains under investigation.

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