Chicago police and firefighters remain on the scene of a fatal high-speed crash that involved at least six vehicles on the city’s South Side.
According to Chicago police, the collision happened near the intersection of South Cottage Grove Avenue and 87th Street on Wednesday evening.
At least six vehicles were involved in the crash, with several flipped over and extensively damaged by the high-speed nature of the collision.
The Chicago Fire Department says that at least two individuals are dead, with multiple injuries also reported at this time.
According to NBC 5’s Sky 5 helicopter crew, firefighters were seen trying to extricate at least one individual from the extensive wreckage.
Police say 87th Street is closed in both directions between St. Lawrence Avenue and Dauphin Avenue for crash clean-up, and at least eight ambulances were called to the scene.
We will update this story with more details as they become available.