Serious Crash with Extrication at Milwaukee Ave and Greenleaf St in Niles

Crash Map at Milwaukee Avenue and Greenleaf Street on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 about 1:45 p.m. (Map data ©2020 Google)
Crash Map at Milwaukee Avenue and Greenleaf Street on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 about 1:45 p.m. (Map data ©2020 Google).

Police and firefighters and paramedics from Niles responded about 1:39 p.m. Wednesday, December 9, 2020 to a report of a crash with entrapment at Milwaukee Avenue and Greenleaf Avenue near the Maryhill Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum in Niles.

Firefighter/paramedics worked with extrication tools to free a person from a crashed vehicle. One person was trapped in a van.

A second ambulance was requested 1:40 p.m.

Engine 3’s crew was assigned to stand by with hose line during extrication.

Extrication was complete by 1:58 p.m. The first patient was transported to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

A third ambulance was requested by 2:00 p.m. for a third injured victim — a Morton Grove ambulance was assigned.

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Crash Map at  Milwaukee Avenue and Greenleaf Street on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 about 1:45 p.m. (Map data ©2020 Google)
Crash Map at
Milwaukee Avenue and Greenleaf Street on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 about 1:45 p.m. (Map data ©2020 Google).

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities or witness at the scene.

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