Three Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash On I-290
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CHICAGO (STMW) –Two men and a woman were seriously injured in a three-vehicle, hit-and-run crash involving a semi truck on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) Sunday afternoon on the West Side.
The three were in a vehicle heading westbound in a middle lane on I-290 near Independence Boulevard about 11:50 a.m. when it was struck by a white car, Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Steven Tufenkjian said.
The collision forced their vehicle to spin out in front of a semi truck in the right lane, Tufenkjian said.
The semi then crashed into their car, and all three people were pinned inside their vehicle, according to Fire Media Affairs. Four ambulances responded to the scene.
The white car drove away after the crash, police said.
A 24-year-old man and the 23-year-old woman were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, Tufenkjian said. The other man, 30, was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
All three were listed in serious condition, Tufenkjian said.
The driver of the semi was not injured, police said.
No citations have been issued in connection with the crash as Illinois State Police investigate.
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