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Woman injured after car carrying 5 children crashes into building in Lawndale

The woman lost control in the 3500 block of West 12th Place, jumped the curb and crashed into a residential building.

A woman was injured May 3, 2021, after a car she was driving crashed into a residential building in the 3500 block of West 12th Place.
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A woman was injured when a car carrying five children crashed into a building Monday in Lawndale on the West Side.

The woman, 30, lost control in the 3500 block of West 12th Place, jumped the curb and crashed into a residential building, Chicago police said.

The woman broke her collar bone and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she was in good condition, police said. Two boys, 9 and 4, and three girls, 7, 6, and 5, were in the car but not injured.

The children were taken to Stroger Hospital as a precaution, police said.

The woman was not cited.