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1 dead, 7 seriously injured in funeral procession crash

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At least seven people were taken to hospitals in serious to critical condition after a traffic crash at 109th and South Vincennes in Chicago Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Fire Dept. Fire Media Affairs) At least seven people were taken to hospitals in serious to critical condition after a traffic crash at 109th and South Vincennes in Chicago Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Chicago Fire Dept. Fire Media Affairs)
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A motorist in a three-car crash involving a Far South Side funeral procession Tuesday afternoon has reportedly died, fire officials said.

Seven people hospitalized, four in serious to critical condition, after the 1 p.m. crash at East 109th Street and South Vincennes Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.

The crash involved three vehicles, one of which was involved in a funeral procession, the fire department said. Four people were pinned in one car, and heavy tools were used to extricate them.

One of those taken away from the crash -- the driver of a Buick -- has since died, according to Fire Media Affairs.

One child was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious to critical condition; one adult was taken to Christ Hospital in serious to critical condition; and two people were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious to critical condition. Two adults were taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in fair to serious condition; and one was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in fair to serious condition. One person refused medical attention.

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