Breaking: Maywood Hit-and-Run Crash on 1100 Block of S. 9th Ave. Kills Brother, Sister

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A minivan that crashed in the 1100 block of South 9th Avenue early Tuesday morning in Maywood. | ABC 7 Chicago || Below, siblings Martrail and Charlaine Shelton. | WGN 

Maywood Crash victims.pngTuesday, February 14, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

According to an ABC 7 Chicago report, two people were killed in a hit-and-run crash that happened in the 1100 block of South 9th Avenue at around 3:40 a.m. on Tuesday.

“Eyewitnesses said the driver of a minivan took off running after she crashed into a cab that was pulling out of a driveway,” the report notes.

Siblings Martrail Shelton, 25, and Charlaine Shelton, 22, were the victims. Shelton, a People’s Cab driver, was reportedly picking up his sister from their parents’ home to take her to her job. Both were rushed to Loyola University Medical Center, the report notes.

“Police officers caught the minivan driver. She was taken into custody. As of 6 a.m. Tuesday, no charges had been filed.”

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3 thoughts on “Breaking: Maywood Hit-and-Run Crash on 1100 Block of S. 9th Ave. Kills Brother, Sister”

  1. I hope that the Maywood Police Department can charge the person that did the hit-and-run crash that happened this morning. My thoughts and prayers goes out to the Shelton Family in this difficult time. This should not have happened.

  2. This activity is very sad, for someone to have to be driving this fast on the street. Maywood has lost three young black people today. The reason i say three, because once this young lady who cause this accident realize what she done. The young lady mental state is going to be damage for the rest of her life. Maywood, we are in a state of emergency. The young is dying rapidly an no one cares. Maywood citizens never been this selfish towards there people, but know we are being shape by politics and not by love. People has been let in our lovely community and has destroyed it, our past elders spirit is hunting us, due to our leaders wickedness. This is Maywood 5 to 6 murder and the death has been all young people, who imagine dying before life get started. We all have to answer for our life choices, especially for those in leadership positions. Pray for the families involve in this tragedy.

    1. I totally agree what you typed. The village of Maywood is in critical condition. It is going to really take a miracle for Maywood to really move forward, and bring progressive ideas. With this mayor local election that is coming up…the residents really need to take back their neighborhood and get involved.

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