Wicker Park Pedestrian Accident

There was a pedestrian accident early Saturday morning (December 12, 2015) in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.

According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 4:00 a.m. at the intersection of Ashland and Division.

At that time, three people were attempting to walk across the street, and were struck by a car traveling southbound on Ashland Avenue.

Of the three pedestrians, all were injured and taken to hospitals in serious condition.  However, none of the injuries were considered to be life-threatening in nature.  Two of those injured, including a 24-year-old woman and 20-year-old man, each had injuries including a broken leg and concussion.

An excerpt from the abc7chicago.com article of December 12, 2015 titled “Three pedestrians struck at Ashland and Division“:

Officials say it appears the driver had the green light when he struck the pedestrians.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the abc7chicago.com article mentioned above, as well as the December 12 NBC Chicago article titled “3 Pedestrians Struck by Car, Seriously Injured in Wicker Park.”


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