2 children hit by car in Belmont Central

They were taken to Lutheran General Hospital.

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Five people were hospitalized after a two vehicle crash in Portage Park Jan. 4, 2020.

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Two children were injured when a driver crashed into them Friday in Belmont Central on the Northwest Side.

A driver struck a 9-year-old girl and 11-year-old boy as they walked in the street of the 3200 block of North Narragansett Avenue, Chicago police said.

Paramedics were called at 8:20 p.m. and took the children to Lutheran General Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.

The 67-year-old has been cited for driving without insurance.

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