Four-Vehicle Accident In River North

There was a four-car crash Wednesday evening (February 24, 2016) in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.

According to a preliminary investigation by Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 10:25 p.m., at the intersection of Wells and Ohio.  The crash happened after one vehicle “ran a red light.”

One car may have run into a building as a result of the crash, and a streetlight was also hit, causing it to fall.

Five people were taken to area hospitals for treatment of their accident injuries.  The injuries were described as being “minor” in severity.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this downtown Chicago traffic accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the February 25, 2016 Chicago Tribune article titled “5 injured in River North crash” as well as the February 25 CBS Chicago article titled “Five Injured In Four-Vehicle Crash In River North.”


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