There was a pedestrian accident today (January 12, 2016) in Chicago’s Near North Side.
According to Chicago Police, the accident happened in the 1100 block of North LaSalle Street, and involved a 74-year-old woman struck by a truck as she was crossing LaSalle and Division in a crosswalk. The accident happened at approximately noon.
The truck that hit her was attempting to make a turn at the time of the accident.
The woman needed to be revived by paramedics before she was taken to Northwestern Memorial in critical condition.
Charges are pending against the truck driver.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the January 12, 2016 Chicago Tribune article titled “Woman, 74, hit by truck on Near North Side” as well as the January 12 dnainfo.com article titled “Woman Walking at LaSalle and Division Hit By Truck And Severely Injured.”
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