3 boys, woman injured in multi-vehicle crash in Englewood

A woman and three children were hospitalized after they were injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Englewood on the South Side.

About 4:30 p.m., a woman was driving a hatchback west in the 100 block of West Marquette Road when she tried to turn left onto South Lafayette Avenue but was struck by a man driving an SUV east on Marquette Road, Chicago police said.

The woman’s car then hit a traffic light pole, police said.


Three boys in her car – ages 6, 9 and 13 – were taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where they were listed in good condition, according to police.

A woman, 37, was transported in fair condition to University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago fire officials said.

Both drivers declined medical treatment.

No citations were issued.