PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. (CBS) — A high school student was killed and seven others were injured in a crash in Palos Heights Monday night.
The two-car crash happened just before 7 p.m. Monday in the 6300 block of College Drive, or Route 83, near Ridgeland Avenue in Palos Heights.READ MORE: Bucktown Woman Shaken After Being Carjacked During Saturday Morning Spree, And She's Not The First Victim In Her Family
One car had six people in it, while the other had just a driver. Three people were ejected – among them Madison Harrison, 14, who was killed.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Wind Chills For Next 2 Nights
Madison was a freshman at Dwight D. Eisenhower High School in Blue Island.
Palos Heights police Deputy Chief William Czajkowski confirmed there were six injuries in the crash. Two passengers were left in critical condition at various children’s hospitals, two of them being the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital and Lurie Children’s Hospital.MORE NEWS: Chicago White Sox Take Action After CBS 2 Investigators Expose Parking Scam Outside Sports Venues: Fans Getting Ripped Off By Conmen, Then Hit With Parking Tickets
Czajkowski did not know the condition of the other passengers.