3 carjack driver on Near North Side before crashing in Jackson Park; 2 hurt

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two men were seriously hurt Monday morning in a multi-vehicle crash at Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side. One of the vehicles involved in the wreck was stolen from a carjacking on the Near North Side, police said.

Police said a vehicle was stolen at gunpoint by three men in the 400-block of West Wisconsin Street on the city's Near North Side just after 5:05 a.m.

The stolen vehicle was later involved in a three-car at Cornell Drive and Hayes Drive, police said.

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Three people carjacked someone at gunpoint Monday morning in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood on the Near North Side and later crashed the vehicle at Jackson Park on the South Si

Two men, 26 and 59 years old, were taken in serious-to-critical condition to University of Chicago Medical Center, according to the Chicago Fire Department. One of them was driving the stolen vehicle, police said.

One person is in custody and police said a weapon was recovered from the scene.

Area Central detectives are conducting an investigation.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.
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