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Chicago police: 2 dead, 3 injured in car crash

Published: Sunday, April 27, 2014 10:23 p.m. CDT

CHICAGO – Chicago police said two people were killed and three others critically injured when a car in which they were riding slammed into a concrete viaduct support.

Police spokesman Hector Alfaro told the Chicago Sun-Times that the car’s driver, a 27-year-old woman, died at a hospital shortly after the wreck about 3:15 a.m. Sunday. A 33-year-old male passenger also was killed.

Alfaro said the other passengers, including two 34-year-old women and a 31-year-old man, were critically injured and taken to a hospital.

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