CHICAGO (CBS) — The City of Chicago has settled with a man who was run-over by a drunk city worker.
Richard Chang was one of seven people hit when a pickup truck jumped the curb last year near Cedar and Rush.READ MORE: City Council Committee Advances Plan To Cut Off Retail Liquor Sales At Midnight -- Will It Make A Difference For Crime?
Chang suffered brain damage, and had to learn to walk and talk again.READ MORE: $25,000 Reward For Information On Devontay Anderson, Suspect In Murder Of 7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams
The city has agreed to pay him $6.25 million.MORE NEWS: VIDEO: Hit-And-Run Driver, Passenger Exit Vehicle To See Victims Lying On Ground Before Leaving
The driver, Dwight Washington, later pleaded guilty to drunk driving charges and was sentenced to nine years in prison.