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Driver ticketed after striking 11-year-old girl in Norwood Park

The driver hit the girl in the middle of the street Monday afternoon on Higgins Avenue.

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A driver was ticketed after striking an 11-year-old girl Monday afternoon in Norwood Park on the Northwest Side.

The driver hit the girl in the middle of the street around 4:50 p.m. in the 6600 block of West Higgins Avenue, Chicago police said in a statement.

The girl was taken to Lutheran General Hospital, where her condition was stabilized, police said.

The driver, a 48-year-old woman, was issued a citation for striking a pedestrian in the roadway, police said.