Crash involving 8 cars in Riverwoods sends 9 to hospital

  • Crews tend to a multivehicle accident scene on Milwaukee Ave Saturday in Riverwoods.

    Crews tend to a multivehicle accident scene on Milwaukee Ave Saturday in Riverwoods. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Crews tend to a multivehicle accident scene on Milwaukee Ave Saturday in Riverwoods.

    Crews tend to a multivehicle accident scene on Milwaukee Ave Saturday in Riverwoods. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

 
By Mary Chappell
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 5/1/2021 6:26 PM

An eight-car crash in Riverwoods resulted in nine people being taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon, police said.

Authorities responded to Milwaukee Avenue and Deerfield Parkway about 12:04 p.m. after a person traveling northbound on Milwaukee Avenue had a medical emergency, causing a crash involving six cars on the roadway and two parked cars, according to Riverwoods Chief of Police Bruce Dayno.

 

First-responders took nine people to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Police had no further information available Saturday.

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