CHICAGO (CBS) — No pedestrians were hurt, but some customers in a Starbucks got quite a scare when a car jumped the curb on Michigan Avenue, and narrowly avoided crashing into a building across the street from the Art Institute.
A silver Mitsubishi Mirage jumped the curb at the corner of Michigan and Adams around 1:50 p.m. The car came to a stop just inches from the glass storefront of the Starbucks at the corner.READ MORE: Five Cook County COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Sites To Expand Hours In Preparation For Authorization For Children 12 To 15
No pedestrians were struck, and the building was not damaged. One customer who was inside Starbucks at the time said he was “scared to death” when he saw the car nearly crash into the store.READ MORE: Ravinia Festival Announces Lineup For 2021 Season
The driver of the car, who is disabled, received medical attention from paramedics at the scene.MORE NEWS: 10 Inmates In One Pod Test Positive For COVID-19 At Lake County Jail In Waukegan