CHICAGO (WLS) -- A toddler is in critical condition after being hit by a car on the city's West Side.
Firefighters say a 5-year-old boy was hit then pinned underneath the car after running into the street around 7 p.m. Saturday in the 500-block of North Pine in the Austin neighborhood. Officials say the 35-year-old driver swerved to avoid hitting him, but was too late.
He was taken to Loyola Hospital where he is listed in critical condition. The driver was cited.
Boy, 5, critical after hit by car in Austin neighborhood