Douglas McGrew, 25, and Craig Stevenson, 41, face reckless homicide charges. Cook County Sheriff's investigators say McGrew and Stevenson were racing their vehicles on Central Park Avenue around 7:45 p.m. last Thursday when their vehicles allegedly struck a minivan near 137th Street, officials said.
PHOTOS: Parents killed, children injured in Robbins crash
Minivan driver Chires Davis, 43, and front passenger Less Jones, 59, died as a result of the crash. Their three children, who were in the back of the van, survived and are in stable condition at a local hospital. McGrew and his passenger as well as Stevenson and his passenger were all hospitalized for treatment.
A judge set Stevenson's bail at $1 million.
Bond for McGrew was also set at $1 million after he appeared in bond court Wednesday; he also faces two charges of aggravated DUI.