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One Hurt When Taxi Strikes SUV Downtown

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A taxi cab crashed into an SUV, which flipped over, at the intersection of Michigan and Monroe late Monday night. (Credit: NVP News Video)

A taxi cab crashed into an SUV, which flipped over, at the intersection of Michigan and Monroe late Monday night. (Credit: NVP News Video)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A man suffered minor injuries after an SUV and a taxi collided downtown late Monday night.

A taxi driver was southbound on Michigan Avenue about 11 p.m. when his car collided with a 2004 Ford Escape going east on Monroe Street, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

The SUV was rolled onto its side after the crash as police investigated.

The 49-year-old man driving the cab was treated and released from Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Greer said. The Ford’s driver, a 50-year-old woman, refused medical attention, Greer said.

No citations were filed in connection with the crash early Tuesday, Greer said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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