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3 Hurt in Crash at Grand and Lake Shore Drive




    Three people were hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition after a two-car traffic accident on the Near North Side Wednesday morning.

    The two-car crash happened at about 6 a.m. at the Grand exit on southbound Lake Shore Drive.  A taxi collided with a second vehicle in the intersection, sending one of the cars into a traffic signal pole.

    Three ambulances responded to the crash and three people were hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition.

    Two people were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and one person was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, according to Fire Media Affairs Chief Kevin MacGregor.

    STNG Wire contributed to this report.