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Woman hit by UPS truck in Evanston

(EVANSTON) A woman was hit by a UPS truck Monday evening in north suburban Evanston.

The woman, 30, was walking across Ashland Avenue at Central Street about 5 p.m. when a UPS truck turning south onto Ashland hit her, according to a statement from Evanston police.

The woman was pinned under the truck until personnel from the Evanston Fire Department took her to Evanston-Northshore University Hospital, police said.

The injuries she suffered are considered life-threatening, police said. Streets in the area of Central and Ashland will be closed until about 9:30 p.m. as police investigate.