Eight Pedestrians Hit After Car, Taxi Crash on Illinois St Near Navy Pier

Chicago police, firefighters, and paramedics responded about 4:30 p.m. Saturday September 1, 2018 to a report of a crash with injuries near Illinois Street (600 East) and Streeter Drive under Lake Shore Drive. A passenger car and a taxi crash, causing the taxi to leave the street and hit eight pedestrians on a sidewalk.

The victims were transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where all victims were listed in good condition, according to Chicago Police Department.

Chicago Fire Department Engine 98 ordered an EMS Plan 1 to the scene by 4:38 p.m., bringing about five additional paramedic rescue ambulances to the scene.


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