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‘Intoxicated’ Woman Critically Injured When Struck By Cab In Lakeview

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A woman who drunkenly walked into a roadway and was struck by a taxi cab on the North Side remains remains in critical condition.

Police say the woman, 26, was “intoxicated” when she walked into the roadway and was struck by the cab near North Clark and West School Streets about 12:45 a.m. Saturday.

The woman was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer, citing preliminary information.

The cab driver remained at the scene of the collision, which occurred in the Lakeview neighborhood, and was not cited for a moving violation, police said. An investigation is ongoing.

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