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Taxi Cab Hits Woman in Lincoln Park Accident

 

A pedestrian in the Lincoln Park neighborhood was hit by a cab and sent tot the hospital.

The 21-year-old woman was at the intersection of Ashland and Fullerton when the accident occurred between two taxi cars. One of the taxis ran a red light and hit a second taxi. That sent the second car towards the sidewalk in which the second car hit the woman before crashing into a liquor store.

The young woman was sent to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where she is in stable but serious condition. The driver of the second cab and a passenger in the first cab suffered minor injuries. The driver of the first cab, Kakajan Islamov, was treated and released. The 27-year-old Chicago resident was later cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

As a pedestrian, you hope to never have a car come on the sidewalk where you are walking. If you or a loved one knows someone who has been injured in an accident as a pedestrian, call Spiros Law, P.C. at (815) 929-9292 for a legal consultation.