Indiana woman killed, 6 injured in vehicle crash on Chicago's Northwest Side

A woman from Indiana was killed, and six others were injured in a vehicle crash on Chicago's Northwest Side Tuesday night.

The crash occurred just before 8 p.m. in the 3400 block of West Peterson Avenue near Kimball.

A 46-year-old man was traveling east on Peterson in a KIA SUV with five passengers when he was struck at an intersection by an 18-year-old man driving a Saturn sedan.

A 78-year-old woman passenger was transported to St. Francis Hospital where she was pronounced dead. She was identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner as Zainab Suboh of Highland, Indiana.

Zainab Suboh, 78, was with family heading home to Indiana after visiting other family members in Chicago when she was killed in a car crash.

An 81-year-old man was taken to the same hospital in critical condition. A 36-year-old woman is also in critical condition at Lutheran General. 

The 46-year-old driver was taken to Lutheran General in fair condition. The other driver was transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in fair condition.


A 3-year-old boy along with a 7-year-old girl were both transported to Lurie Children's Hospital and are listed in fair condition. 

Suboh's granddaughter told FOX 32 that the victim was in the SUV with family members and they we all on their way home to Indiana after visiting family in Chicago. 

The crash is under investigation by the Major Accidents Unit.