CHICAGO (STMW) — Two people were seriously injured in a rollover crash Thursday morning in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
The three-vehicle crash happened about 5:50 a.m. near 43rd and Western, according to Chicago Police.READ MORE: Law Professor Sharon Fairley: Derek Chauvin Verdict In George Floyd's Death Will Be 'Defining Moment' For Many Young People, Sends Message About What's Possible In Chicago
A Toyota RAV4 was outbound on Western and tried to turn left onto 43rd during a green light, according to police. The driver failed to yield to oncoming traffic and struck a black SUV, then flipped over and landed on a third vehicle stopped at the red light.READ MORE: Anxiety, Then Relief At South Side Shoeshine Shop As Guilty Verdict Is Read Against Derek Chauvin In Death Of George Floyd
The driver of the Toyota, a 71-year-old man, and his passenger, a 67-year-old woman, were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, according to police and fire officials. Police said their injuries are not life-threatening.
No one else was hurt in the crash. Citations are pending against the 71-year-old driver.MORE NEWS: 2 CPD Officers Hurt In Collision Involving Police Vehicle, Jeep
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