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Man Critically Hurt When Car Hits Tree In West Englewood

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Emergency crews respond to a high-speed crash that sent a car into a tree late Saturday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. / photo from Fire Media Affairs.

Emergency crews respond to a high-speed crash that sent a car into a tree late Saturday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. / photo from Fire Media Affairs.

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was critically hurt in a high-speed crash in the West Englewood neighborhood late Saturday.

The car crashed into a tree in the 2000 block of West 69th Street just before midnight, according to Fire Media Affairs.

Emergency crews had to cut a man out of the wreckage, Fire Media Affairs said. Paramedics took him to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious-to-critical condition.

The cause of the crash was not immediately disclosed early Sunday.

(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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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