6 hurt after car plows into pedestrians on Far Northwest Side

CHICAGO — Six people are hospitalized after authorities say a vehicle crashed into pedestrians Sunday in Irving Woods on Chicago’s Far Northwest Side.

According to Chicago fire, the crash occurred at the Cook County Forest Preserve near the 8600 block of W. Irving Park Road.

First responders transported all victims in conditions ranging from good to critical to nearby hospitals. According to paramedics, three people went to the hospital in critical condition, two are in good condition and one is stable. 

Bystanders who spoke with WGN News said an elderly woman, possibly in her 90s, was driving and accidentally hit reverse causing her to strike several people.

This is a developing story. Stay with WGN News for updates.

Chicago News