Four killed, one injured in Chicago car
crash, police say
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[June 13, 2014] CHICAGO
(Reuters) - Four people were killed and one person seriously injured
when their car hit a wall behind a store on Chicago's northwest side
early on Thursday, police said.
The vehicle appeared to have been traveling at a high rate of
speed and lost control, according to local media, quoting police at
The two front seat passengers were wearing seat belts, but the three
in the back were not, according to Elliott Musial, an investigator
with the Chicago Police Department's major accidents division,
quoted on WBBM radio.
The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office did not yet have
identifications or ages for the four who died. Police at the scene
told local media that the victims appeared to be in their 20s and
(Reporting by Mary Wisniewski; Editing by Eric Beech)
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