Man hit by car after stopping to help driver on Lake Shore Drive

The crash happened early Sunday in the southbound lanes.

SHARE Man hit by car after stopping to help driver on Lake Shore Drive
ambulance.jpg

A 24-year-old man was hit by a car Jan. 17, 2021 in Gold Coast.

Sun-Times file photo

A motorist who stopped to help a stranded driver was struck by another vehicle early Sunday on Lake Shore Drive near North Avenue.

He pulled over to help a motorist involved in a crash about 12:45 a.m. and walked up the vehicle, but noticed it was unoccupied, Chicago police said.

That’s when a southbound vehicle saw the man in the road and tried to stop, but then slammed into the back of the man’s car, police said.

The car was pushed into man in the 1500 block of North Avenue.

Paramedics took the man, 24, to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition, police said.

No tickets were issued.

The Latest
Here is a preview of each Class 4A sectional championship game in the area on Friday.
Here is a look at all the Class 3A sectional championship games involving area teams.
Change Healthcare, a massive U.S. health care technology company, says it was attacked by the ransomware group ALPHV, also known as Blackcat.
In shaping this combination of dance concert/juke-box musical, director-choreographer Kate Prince uses everything from break dancing to ballet to tell the story of a family forced into a perilous journey.
Williams met with the Bears for the first time this week at the NFL combine.