1 Killed, 1 Critically Injured When Car, Garbage Truck Collide on Southwest Side - NBC Chicago

1 Killed, 1 Critically Injured When Car, Garbage Truck Collide on Southwest Side

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released information about the death

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    1 Dead, 1 Critical After Car, Garbage Truck Collide

    A person was killed and another critically injured when a garbage truck and car collided early Thursday morning. 

    (Published Thursday, April 13, 2017)

    One person was killed and a man was critically injured in a crash early Thursday on the Southwest Side, authorities said.

    A car collided with a garbage truck shortly after 4 a.m. on Harlem Avenue near 63rd Street, according to Chicago Police and the Chicago Fire Department.

    A passenger in the car was dead at the scene, authorities said. The driver of the car, a man thought to be in his 30s, was taken in critical condition to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.

    The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released information about the death.

    The driver of the truck was not injured, police said.

    The police Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating the crash.

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