3 Hurt In Crash With Fire Truck

CHICAGO (STMW) – Two firefighters and a civilian were hurt early Saturday when a car crashed into a fire truck on the South Side.

The crash happened at 12:54 a.m. near South Lafayette Avenue and West 71st Street, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Rich Rosado said.

A civilian was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious-to-critical condition, Rosado said. Two firefighters were taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers in Evergreen Park with minor injuries.

Police did not immediately have information on the crash.

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  • Warren

    Since the crash apparently happens tomorrow morining why didn’t someone warn the peiople involved?

    Since a firetruck was involved, why wasn’t the Fire Department asked for information rather than the Police Department?

    Why doesn’t someone edit the articles BEFORE they are printed?

    Sun TImes – alomost a newspaper

  • Mark

    Haha sunday morning….its only saturday, someone had a late night!

    I still like how I was looking for information on why Inbound 94 was backed up for miles on a friday night and there was no information whatsoever, news people need to get their stuff in check…

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