CHICAGO (CBS) — One person died and several others were hurt after a driver, trying to escape police, slammed into a car in the Garfield Park neighborhood Saturday.
Police said officers tried to pull a car over, but the 17-year-old driver took off before crashing head on into another car.
Officers attempted to pull over the Kia sedan around 9:20 p.m. Saturday near Chicago and Cicero avenues.
The driver took off heading south on Pulaski Street before crashing his car into a Honda CRV near Kinzie Street. Police had to shut down the street for a few hours.
Investigators said a 38-year-old woman was in the Honda with two teenage girls. They were all taken to the hospital in serious condition. The youngest victim, a 16-year-old girl remains in serious condition Sunday morning.
Two people were in the Kia, and police said the 17-year-old driver died from the impact. His passenger was also pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.
None of the victims have been identified.