Eight Hospitalized After Vans Crash at O'Hare Airport

Saturday, Sep 7, 2013  |  Updated 5:45 PM CDT
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At least eight people were hospitalized Saturday after two contractor vans crashed at O’Hare International Airport.

The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. when two contractor vans were involved in a accident near the gate at terminal five, according to Karen Pride with the Department of Aviation.

The Chicago Fire Department responded to the scene and transported eight people to area hospitals.

Seven of the people were transported in good condition and one was transported in fair condition, Pride said.

A number of people refused treatment, according to Pride. Preliminary reports indicated at least seven people refused treatment.

No aircraft or fuel was involved in the accident and no flights were impacted.
 

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