A driver ran away after crashing his car in East Garfield Park in an accident that injured half a dozen people Thursday afternoon, including a woman who died and two children who were critically hurt.
The car and an SUV struck a minivan around 2 p.m. at Homan Avenue and Franklin Boulevard, according to Chicago police.
A woman driving the SUV was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and pronounced dead, police said.
Two children and a man were taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said. Two other adults went to the same hospital in good condition, he said.
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The driver of the car ran away, while the driver of the minivan was uninjured, police said.