Pedestrian killed, vehicle hit building in Illinois Medical District crash: Chicago police

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Friday, May 6, 2022
Pedestrian killed, driver injured in Illinois Medical District crash
A male driver hit another car, then a pedestrian and finally a building in the Illinois Medical District, police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- One person was injured and a pedestrian was killed in an Illinois Medical District crash early Friday morning that ended with a vehicle hitting a building, Chicago police said.

A male driver was traveling south in the1200-block of Damen Avenue just after 2:30 a.m. when he hit a vehicle traveling east on Roosevelt Road, then a pedestrian in the road and finally a building, according to CPD.

The pedestrian died on the scene, and the driver was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

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He will be cited, Chicago police said.

Major accidents is investigating the incident.

Police did not immediately provide information about the person who was killed.