Boy, 12, walking dog in Gresham struck by bus

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 12-year-old boy was critically injured after he was hit by a bus in Chicago's Gresham neighborhood overnight.

Police said the boy was walking his dog in 1400-block of West 79th Street around 7 p.m. Wednesday. A source said the victim was struck when he chased his dog into the street.

The boy was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he is listed in critical condition.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.