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Man Killed In Oak Lawn Crash

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OAK LAWN, Ill. (STMW) – One man was killed and two others were injured when the car they were in crashed into a garage in southwest suburban Oak Lawn Friday night.

The crash happened about 10:40 p.m. when a 2001 black Audi coupe with three males inside crashed into a house in the 10400 block of South Georgia Lane, according to a release from Oak Lawn police.

The 24-year-old driver was dead on the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. His identity was not released early Saturday pending notification of relatives.

The front seat passenger and rear seat passenger, both males, were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Police said the Audi was traveling at a “high rate of speed” when it left the road and crashed into the house.

Two people were in the house at the time, but were not injured, police said. The garage suffered “significant damage.”

Oak Lawn police traffic investigation unit is investigating. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call police at (708) 422-8292.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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