A 78-year-old woman died Tuesday night in a crash on Chicago’s Northwest Side that injured six others, including children.
The accident happened around 7:52 p.m. in the 3400 block of West Peterson Avenue.
According to police, a 46-year-old man was driving east on Peterson Avenue with five passengers when his vehicle was struck in the intersection by an 18-year-old in a sedan.
The 78-year-old passenger was taken to St. Francis Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. She has been identified as Zainab Suboh.
Both drivers were taken to the hospital in fair condition, but a 36-year-old woman and an 81-year-old man were taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Two children, a three-year-old boy and a seven-year-old girl, were transported in fair condition to Lurie Children’s Hospital.
The investigation into the crash is still ongoing, according to police.
According to a relative of some of the victims, the family was traveling from Indiana to visit other family members for dinner.
The crash is being investigated by the Chicago Police Major Accidents Unit.