Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:29 AM Tuesday, December 6, 2016 to a report of crash with injuries at Touhy Ave and River Rd Des Plaines, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that an elderly couple pinned in one vehicle, and an injured woman, who was pregnant, was in another vehicle.
Battalion 61 requested three additional ambulances by 9:35 a.m.
An unborn baby girl died later Tuesday after the crash, according to officials.
The crash involved multiple vehicles. The pregnant woman, a resident of Chicago, was of one of at least two other people that were transported to a hospital.
The baby was pronounced dead at 10:48 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The woman’s pregnancy was at 37 weeks, according to medical examiner spokeswoman Becky Schlikerman.
FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
ENGINE(S): E62 E ??
TRUCK(S): T ?? TL63 TL61
SQUAD(S): SQD ??
CHIEF(S): BC61 6101
EMS: A62 A63 Park Ridge A35 Rosemont A66
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