On June 12, at approximately 6:45 a.m., firefighters responded to a crash at Michigan Avenue and 109th Street. Early reports indicated that the school bus was headed west on Michigan Avenue when it collided with a motorcycle. The bus then reportedly crashed through a parking lot fence.
The motorcyclist, an unidentified 37-year-old male, was taken Oak Lawn’s Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition, according to the Chicago Police Department.
Two 17-year-old boys, a 19-year-old man, and a 50-year-old woman were taken to Roseland Community Hospital. A 15-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, while another 15-year-old girl was transported to Blue Island’s MetroSouth Medical Center. All were reported to be in good to stable condition.
The Chicago Police Department’s Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating the crash.