CHICAGO (CBS)– One person was in custody after a 13-year-old girl was killed and four other people were injured in a crash Wednesday night in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood.
The crash took place at 9 p.m. Wednesday on the 4900 block of South Cicero Avenue. A dark gray Chevy Impala was headed north on Cicero, when it drove into oncoming traffic, striking a gold Cadillac Escalade head-on.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup
Through the chaos, a red Toyota RAV 4 then struck the Escalade. The driver of the RAV 4 said he tried to stop in time, but everything just happened too fast.
“I heard people screaming for help, I got out of the car, I was in shock so I don’t remember much actually,” he said.
Fortunately he walked away from the crash physically unscathed, but a 13-year-old girl was killed.READ MORE: Northwestern Alums Create 'The Seeker,' A Highly Accurate Football Thrower They Call A Robotic QB
Four others were injured, and several are in serious or critical condition.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
One person was taken into custody after the crash, and charges are pending Thursday morning.MORE NEWS: Cariacature Artist, Substitute Teacher Says She Keeps Trying To Reach Illinois Unemployment Office -- Only To Have Calls Dropped
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