Three people were killed in a drag racing incident in Washington Heights. The Chicago Fire Department responded to the fiery crash on Halsted Street.
CHICAGO (WLS) — Three people were killed in a Saturday night crash on Chicago's Far South Side, police said.
A drag racing incident in Washington Heights turned deadly when a vehicle struck a pole, lost control and hit a wall before catching fire just before 11 p.m., police said. The vehicle became engulfed in flames in the 10000 block of South Halsted Street.
The Chicago Fire Department responded and put out the fire, police said.
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Police said three people were pronounced dead on the scene. Their identities have not yet been released.
The Major Accident Investigation Unit is investigating. Police did not immediately provide further information about the crash.
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