Thursday, December 8, 2016

Unborn Baby Dies Following Extrication Crash at Touhy Ave and River Rd Des Plaines

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:29 AM Tuesday 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.


ENGINE(S): E62 E ??

TRUCK(S): T ?? TL63 TL61


CHIEF(S): BC61 6101

EMS: A62 A63 Park Ridge A35 Rosemont A66

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