In the city of Chicago, two people died and 16 others, including children, were injured in a carambola Caused by a speeding driver.
According to local media in the US city, they reported that the car was stolen and that it was driving in the wrong direction on a Chicago street.
The Dodge, which had been reported stolen that same day, it caught fire in the middle of the intersection, killing the two people inside.
EMS Plan 2 at 87th & Cottage for a crash involving 6 vehicles. There are 2 deceased, several transports, and other patients are being evaluated. pic.twitter.com/oTjHxBtk12
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) November 23, 2022
For its part, the fire brigade Chicago Fire Department detailed that the accident involved 6 vehicles, which collided leaving a balance of two deaths, several transfers and other patients are being evaluated.
The conditions of the injured were fair to good as of Thursday morning, authorities said.
In addition to the burned-out Dodge, in the carambola a car flipped over completely and many other vehicles were left piled on top of each other.
At least 10 ambulances were called to help with the victims. “It was unlike anything I’d ever seen before, and I’ve seen a lot of accidents,” said Larry Merritt, spokesman for the Department. Chicago Fire Department.