Woman killed in Brainerd crash after car jumps curb, hits tree: Chicago police

Car involved in deadly crash appeared to come to rest in grass some distance from road

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Friday, June 3, 2022
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The car appeared to come to a rest in the grass some distance from the road.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 29-year-old woman died early Friday morning after the car she was driving jumped the curb and hit a tree in Chicago's South Side Brainerd neighborhood, CPD said.

The woman was driving a blue Honda Civic just before 4:10 a.m. in the 9300-block of South Vincennes Avenue when the vehicle jumped the curb and hit a tree, according to Chicago police. She was injured in the crash and died on the scene.

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No one else was in the vehicle and no other vehicles appeared to be involved in the incident.

Area Two detectives are investigating.