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12-year-old bicyclist hit by car in South Chicago

The boy was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital with bruises to his face and leg, police said.

A bicyclist was hit by a car Nov. 4, 2020, in the 7900 block of South Shore Drive.
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A 12-year-old boy was taken to a hospital after being struck by a car while riding a bicycle Wednesday afternoon in the South Chicago neighborhood.

He was hit after biking in front of a turning car about 1:30 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Shore Drive, according to Chicago police.

The boy was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital with bruises to his face and leg, police said. His condition stabilized.

The Chicago Fire Department said he was alert and awake.

No citations were issued to the 35-year-old woman driving the car, police said.