23 November 2022: Chicago, Illinois

A car speeding down the wrong way of a Chicago street smashed into numerous other vehicles at an intersection. The two occupants were killed and 16 other people were injured, including seven children, according to a police statement. The vehicle, a Dodge Charger, was traveling “at a very high rate of speed” the wrong way northbound in a southbound lane in Chicago’s South Side, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said at a news conference. The Charger hit seven other vehicles when it entered the intersection and burst into flames following the collision, Brown said. The vehicle had been reported stolen from a southern suburb of Chicago and a long rifle was found inside the vehicle, Brown added.