Five people injured in taxicab and vehicle crash on Northwest Side
SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE September 11, 2012 2:06AM
Updated: September 11, 2012 8:46AM
Five people were hurt in an accident early Tuesday in the Northwest Side Wicker Park neighborhood.
The accident happened about 12:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of West Division Street, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
A car collided with a taxi, and the driver and four passengers were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Gaines.
Police said the car was missing a tire and riding on rim when hit ran a red light and hit the cab.
Five people were taken by ambulance from the scene in serious-to-critical condition, according to Fire Media Affairs.
Unconfirmed dispatch reports indicate three people were taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County and two to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.