CHICAGO — A 15-year-old boy died in a car crash Wednesday morning in Avondale.
At 4:05 a.m., five teens were in a car when the driver, a 17-year-old, crashed into a light pole in the 2800 block of North Western Avenue, police said.
The driver and a passenger, a 16-year-old boy, ran away after the crash.
The 15-year-old, who was a passenger in the back of the car, died from blunt head trauma, police said. A 14-year-old injured his shoulder and a 15-year-old boy injured his jaw. They were taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital, where their conditions were not available but they were listed as “stable,” police said.
No further information was immediately available.