CHICAGO (CBS) — One person was killed and three others were injured in a crash Saturday afternoon in West Town, authorities said.
A 19-year-old man was driving west on Hubbard in a Jeep Grand Cherokee about 1:35 p.m. near the 400 block of North Ashland when they blew a stop sign and struck a Toyota Camry traveling north on Ashland, according to Chicago Police. Impact from the crash sent both vehicles onto Hubbard.
The 58-year-old man driving the Camry was pronounced dead on the scene at 1:49 p.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The man who was driving the Jeep, along with a 25-year-old man and a 19-year-old man who were passengers in it, were taken to Stroger Hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The Jeep’s driver was taken into custody and charges were pending, police said.
A police source said that alcohol played a role in the crash.
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