Police: Woman dead, 2 injured in University Village rollover crash

One person was killed in the crash in the 1000-block of West Roosevelt, police said.

A woman was killed and two people were critically injured in a rollover crash early Monday in the University Village neighborhood.

Officers responded about 2:35 a.m. and found an Nissan Altima on its hood with significant damage in the 1000-block of West Roosevelt, according to Chicago police.

A 26-year-old woman was lying in the street nearby. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office did not immediately provide information on the fatality.

Two other people were taken in serious-to-critical condition to Stroger Hospital, said Chicago Fire Department Chief Juan Hernandez.

A tire from the vehicle crashed into Holy Family Church and damaged one of the church's small stained-glass windows/ Holy Family Church is 160 years old and is Chicago's second oldest church.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known as the police Major Accidents Investigation Unit was investigating.

WLS-TV contributed to this report

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2017.)

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