5 critically injured after cabs crash in River North

August 21, 2011 5:03:24 AM PDT
Two taxi cabs collided in the River North area sending five people to the hospital in critical condition.

The crash happened near Orleans and Locust just before 12 a.m. Sunday.

Three people were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and two were taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Two parked cars were also damaged.

It is not clear what caused the accident. Chicago police are investigating the crash.