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Six people injured in crash on Lake Shore Drive

Crash site traffic incident involving multiple vehicles around 11:30 pm north bound Lake Shore Drive near W WavelAve Chicago Ill.

Crash site of a traffic incident involving multiple vehicles around 11:30 pm, north bound on Lake Shore Drive, near W Waveland Ave, Chicago, Ill., Friday, February 15, 2013. | Ting Shen~Sun-Times Media

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Six people were injured when a driver plowed into three other vehicles late Friday on Lake Shore Drive in the North Side Lake View neighborhood.

The woman was driving the wrong-way — headed southbound in the northbound lanes when she crashed into the other vehicle about 11:30 p.m., Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said.

Paramedics did not expect any of the injuries to be life-threatening, officials said.

The driver and one other person were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, Langford said. One other person was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, also in serious-to-critical condition.

Paramedics examined three other people hurt in the wreck, but they refused further medical treatment, he said.

LeeAnn Shelton



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