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Cab Strikes Pedestrian, Crashes Into Liquor Store

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CHICAGO (CBS) – A taxicab disobeyed a red light and struck another cab, which then struck a pedestrian and crashed into a liquor store, injuring three people early Friday.

The accident occurred in the 2400 block of North Ashland Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood at 1:10 a.m. when a cab disobeyed a red light and t-boned another cab, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

The second cab then struck a pedestrian on the sidewalk before crashing into a liquor store, Greer said.

Three people suffered injuries and were taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Greer said.

The pedestrian, a 20-year-old woman, was in serious condition, Greer said.

A passenger in the first cab, a 25-year-old man and the driver of the second cab, 32-year-old man, were in stable condition, Greer said. Citations are pending.