CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people were critically injured when a car slammed into a tree late Wednesday in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
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At 11:38 p.m., a 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser traveling east in the 6100 block of West Higgins at a high rate of speed lost control and struck a tree, according to Chicago Police and Chicago Fire Media Affairs. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.
The driver, a 26-year-old man, and his passenger, a 26-year-old woman, were both trapped in the PT Cruiser, and firefighters had to extricate them from the car, authorities said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slightly Warmer Temperatures Before Cold Returns
hey were taken in critical to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, authorities said.
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