Two children and an elderly man were taken to Rush-Copley hospital in Aurora Sunday following a four-car crash on Route 59, according to fire officials.
Jon Stratton said details were not available Sunday night on what sparked the chain-reaction accident.
The four cars involved in the crash were heading northbound on Route 59 near Oak Street when the accident occurred around 5:44 p.m., Stratton said.
Stratton said three people — an elderly man, an infant and a small child — were taken to the hospital. He did not know the age of the adult, whom he described as an “older gentleman,” but said the man had complained of chest pains. The two children were in good to fair condition, Stratton said.
assisted by transporting two of the victims to the hospital. also responded to the crash.
are handling the accident investigation, Stratton said. Police did not immediately respond to calls requesting additional information on Sunday night.