A teenager is dead and at least six other individuals were injured after a two-vehicle crash in suburban Palos Heights on Monday.
According to authorities, the crash occurred in the 6300 block of Illinois Route 83 just before 7 p.m.
Authorities say that there were six teens of varying ages in one of the vehicles, and that vehicle collided with a second car, driven by an unidentified man.
Police say that three of the occupants in the first vehicle were ejected in the collision.
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Six of the victims were taken to area hospitals, but there was no immediate update on their conditions. A young adult who was in the first vehicle died from their injuries, according to police.
The road was closed for more than three hours, and the investigation remains ongoing.