A woman standing at a bus stop and a 14-year-old girl died after being hit by a vehicle

A 14-year-old girl and a woman standing at a bus stop were killed after a vehicle was hit by a vehicle at a bus stop in the Gresham neighborhood Friday night, Chicago police said.

Police said a 32-year-old man driving a gold Mercedes west on 79th Street at around 6:35 p.m. failed to stop at a red light and collided with a black Jeep Cherokee heading south on Racine Avenue.

The jeep collided with two female pedestrians, one of whom was a 14-year-old girl, who was standing near a bus stop. According to the police report of the accident, the girl was thrown several feet down while the jeep pinned the 48-year-old woman to a Walgreen’s mark.

The Mercedes, whose sole owner was a 32-year-old motorist, collided with another vehicle.

Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said the still-unknown girl was taken to Commerce Children’s Hospital by the Chicago Fire Department and pronounced dead at 7:38 p.m.

The 48-year-old woman was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, the man driving the Mercedes was also taken to the same hospital in critical condition, while the 42-year-old man in the jeep was taken to St. Petersburg. Barnard Hospital, where he was in good condition, said police.

According to the traffic accident report, the man driving the Mercedes was arrested and the police recovered a gun from the Mercedes. Additionally, they were given traffic quotes including not having insurance.

The Major Accident Unit of the Police Department is investigating the accident.

Leave a Comment