Woman struck by vehicle, critically injured in South Shore

The 33-year-old was crossing the street about 10:15 p.m. when a southbound Buick SUV hit her in the 7500 block of South Exchange Avenue, Chicago police said.

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A woman was struck by a vehicle Oct. 15, 2020, in South Shore.

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A woman is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle Thursday in South Shore.

The 33-year-old was crossing the street about 10:15 p.m. when a southbound Buick SUV struck her in the 7500 block of South Exchange Avenue, Chicago police said. The Buick then continued into a nearby pole.

The woman was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said. The driver of the Buick, a 31-year-old woman, was taken to the same hospital in fair condition.

A 10-year-old girl who was riding in the Buick was not injured, police said.

The Chicago police Major Accidents Unit is investigating.

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