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5 People Injured, Including 13-Year-Old Girl, When SUV Slams Into Sedan On Near West Side

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Five people were rushed to the hospital Saturday night after a crash on the Near West Side.

Police said at 8:24 p.m., a white BMW sport-utility vehicle was headed east on Fulton Street when it slammed into the passenger side of a Nissan sedan headed south on Damen Avenue.

The crash happened in the middle of the intersection, police said.

A 27-year-old man was driving the BMW and a 29-year-old man was in the vehicle with him, police said. Neither was injured.

The driver of the Nisan, a 29-year-old woman, complained of chest pain and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in fair condition. A 44-year-old woman in the Nissan suffered trauma to the body and was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in serious condition.

A 55-year-old man and a 13-year-old girl in the Nissan complained of back pain and were taken to Stroger in fair condition, and a 57-year-old man also complained of back pain and was taken in fair condition to Northwestern Memorial.

There was no one in custody late Saturday, and no citations were pending.

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