1 dead, 2 injured after car hits hydrant

March 4, 2012 1:45:50 PM PST
One person is dead and two others seriously injured after police say a car hit a fire hydrant on the city's South Side at 78th and Stony Island Avenue

Police said the car was southbound on Stony Island when the driver tried to make a u-turn, lost control and hit the hydrant and sheared it off. The accident happened just before midnight Saturday.

Alphonia Evans, 33 was killed. Two others remain hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition