7 hurt in Lake Shore Drive crash near North Avenue

Three children — ages 1, 2 and 4 — were taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital in fair-to-serious condition, officials said.

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Crews responded to a crash on Lake Shore Drive on Jan. 18.

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Three young children and four adults were taken to hospitals after a rollover crash Monday on Lake Shore Drive.

They were all inside a southbound Dodge that flipped onto its side after being struck by a truck near North Avenue, Chicago police said in a statement.

Police said the Dodge struck another car as it flipped over. But that car, and the truck that struck the Dodge, kept on driving without stopping, police said.

Three children — ages 1, 2 and 4 —were taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital, while four adults taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, officials said. A fire department spokesman said one person refused treatment.

They all had injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.

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