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.