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Crash Sends Taxi Into Guardrail On Lake Shore Drive

Lake Shore Drive Crash

A crash overnight sent a cab into a guardrail on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — A crash sent a taxi flying into the guardrail alongside North Lake Shore Drive overnight.

The crash happened in the overnight hours on southbound Lake Shore Drive about a quarter mile south of the Belmont Avenue exit – due east of the terminus of Wellington Avenue.

A sport-utility vehicle slammed into the Royal 3 CCC cab and sent it into the guardrail that separates the roadway from the park of Lincoln Park.

The owner of the sport-utility vehicle was ticketed for following too closely behind the cab.

The cab driver was not seriously injured.