Driver beaten after hitting 2 pedestrians on South Side

November 2, 2013 8:14:35 AM PDT
Three men were hospitalized after a driver hit two pedestrians and was beaten by an angry crowd.

The incident happened shortly after 7 p.m. Friday in the 9300-block of South Cottage Grove Avenue.

Paramedics had to call police for backup after people who had gathered at the scene dragged the driver out of his car and pummeled him.

One of the injured pedestrians was listed in critical condition. The other pedestrian and the driver were in serious but stable condition.