CHICAGO (WLS) — A firefighter was among at least six people injured in a serious multi-vehicle crash on the Eisenhower Expressway on Sunday morning, Illinois State Police said.
Illinois State Police said troopers responded to a hit-and-run crash at about 5:54 a.m. While they were on the scene, a silver Infiniti struck an ISP squad and a Chicago Fire Department truck at about 5:29 a.m. Shortly after, a silver Chevrolet Malibu struck a tow truck that responded to the crash scene.
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The firefighter was taken to Rush University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said. Five other people were transported to Mount Sinai and Stroger hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. The fifth person was taken to an unknown hospital.
Six other people on the scene refused transportation to a hospital. No ISP personnel were injured.
All I-290 outbound lanes were closed at South California Avenue on Chicago’s West Side at 5:53 a.m., ISP said. All lanes were reopened around 6:58 a.m.
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