DES PLAINES (CBS) — A head-on collision and car fire in Des Plaines sent five people to the hospital Monday morning, police said.
The accident happened around 10:25 a.m. at Rand and Golf roads. Two vehicles had collided and one vehicle’s engine caught fire, police said.READ MORE: Former Chicago Bear Dan Hampton Faces Driving While Intoxicated Charge After Recent In Northwest Indiana
One person was stuck on the floor, wedged against the dashboard but was removed within about five minutes, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slight Warm Up On The Way
Three people were transported to Lutheran General with serious injuries that were not life threatening. Two were transported to Northwest Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: Police: CTA Bus Driver Stabbed In Hand After Confronting Man Who Pickpocketed Woman In Old Town
Police said it appeared several of the occupants of the vehicles were not wearing seat belts. The cause of the accident is under investigation.