Car Crash On Chicago’s Far South Side Leads To Three Fatalities

There was a fatal single-car accident early Friday morning (January 12, 2018) on Chicago’s Far South Side.  Three people died as a result of the accident.

According to Chicago Police, police officers went to the accident scene, which was in the 3300 block of East 100th Street near the Chicago Skyway, at approximately 1:00 a.m.

An excerpt regarding the crash from the January 12, 2018 article (with video) titled “3 cousins killed in fiery Far South Side crash“:

Police said they were heading west in a 2016 Chevy Malibu at a high-rate of speed when the sedan struck a light pole. The car flipped on its roof and caught fire. The vehicle was soon engulfed by flames.

All three men in the car died at the accident scene.  They were cousins.  The men were identified as Michael Battista, 48; Anthony Flores, 30; and Ralph Quiroz, 47.

The Chicago Police Department’s Major Accidents Unit is conducting an accident investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago car accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the January 12 CBS Chicago article titled “3 Killed In Fiery Crash On Southeast Side.”


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