Three pedestrians struck by vehicle in the Loop

SHARE Three pedestrians struck by vehicle in the Loop
tape_999x696.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

Three people were struck by a van Thursday during the afternoon rush in the Loop.

Firefighters responded about 4:20 p.m. to Monroe and State, Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Walter Schroeder said.

A man and a woman, both 23 years old, were both taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, according to Chicago Police. Schroeder said a third person declined medical treatment.

The driver of the van, a 53-year-old man, remained at the scene and citations were pending Thursday night, police said.

The Latest
Emonte Morgan, 23, is going on trial more than two years after French was killed during a traffic stop and her partner seriously wounded.
Anfernee Thomas, 27, was arrested Monday and is facing one felony count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, police said.
In the wake of the Alabama Supreme Court’s ruling that frozen embryos are children, Republicans in Congress should work on a bill with U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a proponent of federal legal protections for IVF treatments.
Bellinger and the Cubs agreed to a three-year, $80 million contract this week.
The victims, including Amere P. Deese, were in a home in the 8000 block of South Vincennes Avenue in Chatham on Sunday about 7:33 p.m. when two assailants entered and shot them, police said.