CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman and three young people were injured Saturday evening in a rollover crash on Lake Shore Drive near Belmont Avenue.
Police said a 36-year-old woman was driving a 1996 Toyota sedan north on Lake Shore Drive when her car slid toward the on-ramp from Belmont Avenue.READ MORE: Suspect Shot, Wounded By Police On Lower Wacker Drive; 2 Others Taken Into Custody
The car struck a pole and rolled over, and also hit another car that was heading north, police said.
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Rollover EMS plan 1. Northbound LSD. At Belmont. Car lost control hit light pole and rollover to entrance ramp. Driver critical Illinois Masonic. 3 children to IMMC 1 Child to Laurie Children’s. pic.twitter.com/Mpv4id0bW3
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) February 21, 2021
The driver and her three passengers – ages 12 to 17 – were taken Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center for treatment, police said. The Fire Department said the driver was in critical condition, and earlier made mention of a fourth child injured.
The car that was struck was a 2011 Toyota sedan with two people inside – neither of whom sought medical treatment or went to the hospital, police said.MORE NEWS: 'We’re Back There Again?' Disproportionate Number of Black Chicagoans Died From COVID-19 In Recent Surge; What’s The Solution?
The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit was investigating. No citations or charges had been issued late Saturday.