River Forest crash leaves 4 dead after car hits light pole, business on Harlem Avenue

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Sunday, August 9, 2020

RIVER FOREST, Ill. (WLS) -- Four people were killed when the car they were in hit a planter, light pole and the wall of a closed business in River Forest early Sunday morning.

The crash happened in the 400-block of Harlem Avenue at around 12:50 a.m., River Forest police said in a statement.

Two people were pronounced dead at the scene.

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Two other people were taken to a hospital where they both died, police said.

One person out of the five in the car survived, police said.

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Police are in the process of identifying the occupants of the vehicle and making notifications to family members.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.