Police confirmed that one woman was killed, and more than 20 others were injured in a fiery collision between a Chicago city bus and an SUV driving the wrong way on Sunday morning.
The woman was a passenger in a Dodge Journey SUV traveling the wrong way in the 4500 block of South DuSable Lake Shore Drive, with two others in the vehicle. According to the Chicago Transit Authority, the SUV hit a number 6 bus as it was heading north just before 6 a.m., causing the car to catch fire.
When first responders got to the scene, they found the vehicle on fire; the Chicago Fire Department tweeted that more than 20 people were triaged at the scene of the crash. The female passenger of the SUV was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead, while the male driver of the SUV was hospitalized in critical condition, as well as the third passenger, a woman, also listed in critical condition. The bus driver and 12 passengers were taken to a local hospital with unspecified injuries, officials said. None of the victims have been identified and an investigation is ongoing.
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