The occupants of a speeding car were killed late Saturday when they collided head-on and critically injured the occupants of another car on the Far South Side, according to police.
About 11:30 p.m., two 18-year-old men in a Subaru traveling north at a high rate of speed hit a Chrysler 300 head-on in the 12000 block of South Doty Avenue, a road that runs along I-94 in the Pullman Industrial Corridor, according to Chicago Police and fire department officials.
The driver and passenger of the Subaru were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center while being treated with CPR, fire officials and police said. They were pronounced dead at the hospital.
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The 21-year-old male driver and 16-year-old male passenger of the Chrysler were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t released details about the fatality.
The crash happened in an area where cars are known to race, according to the fire department.