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5-Car Crash Injures 6 People, Including 2 Standing At South Loop Bus Shelter

A car went into a bus shelter, injuring two people standing there, during the crash Sunday, police said.

A five-car crash left six people injured Sunday in the 500 block of South State Street, police said.
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CHICAGO — Six people were hospitalized after a Sunday crash sent a car into a bus shelter in the South Loop.

At 4:40 p.m., a person was driving a Subaru in the 500 block of South State Street when the driver was unable to brake due to mechanical problems and crashed into a Dodge, police said. The Subaru went into a bus shelter, hitting two people, and the Dodge hit a Hyundai and Honda.

A man and woman from the Subaru and a man from the Dodge were taken to Stroger Hospital. A man and woman, both 19, from the bus shelter and a man from the Hyundai were taken to Northwestern Hospital. All of their injuries were non-life-threatening, police said.

The driver of the Subaru was cited for failing to reduce speed, police said.