Man hit by vehicle, critically injured in the Loop

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle Saturday in the Loop.

The man, 30, was struck about 1:05 p.m. while crossing the street at the intersection of Ida B. Wells Drive and State Street, according to Chicago police and fire officials.

Witnesses say the man was picking up papers when he suddenly ran out into the street into on-coming traffic.

The man was hit by a red Chevy Camaro, leaving heavy damage to the windshield.

The driver of the Camaro tells ABC 7 Eyewitness News that three women who identified themselves as two nurses and doctor, ran out to help him and perform CPR on the man was apparently not breathing.

The man is now hospitalized in critical condition, police said. Fire officials described the situation as "grave."

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
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