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Pedestrian struck by vehicle, critically injured in Evanston

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A pedestrian was injured in a crash late Saturday in north suburban Evanston.

Officers responded about 10:05 p.m. to a call of a person struck by a vehicle in the 1700 block of Dodge, according to Evanston Police.

When they arrived, officers found an unconscious 52-year-old man laying face down in the roadway, police said. The man, who lives in Evanston, had suffered injuries to his head and face, as well as a lacerated abdomen.

He was taken in critical condition to Evanston Hospital, where his condition was later stabilized, police said.

The vehicle’s driver, an 18-year-old man, remained at the scene after the crash and showed no signs of impairment during sobriety tests, police said. No citations were issued.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.