CHICAGO (CBS) — An elderly woman struck a pedestrian and crashed into a building Thursday afternoon while backing out of a parking lot in Lincoln Square.
Police said the 89-year-old woman was backing out of her space in a parking lot near Lincoln Avenue and Ainsle Street around 2:35 a.m., and ended up running over a male and crashing into an empty building.READ MORE: Two Chicago Police Officers Wounded By Accidental Friendly Fire While Confronting Suspect In Lyons, Police Say
The building appeared to be a daycare center that was still under construction.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cool Changes
The male who was hit was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition. His age was not immediately available.
The driver refused medical attention.MORE NEWS: North Side Condo Building Residents Alarmed By Mail Thefts Apparently Committed Using A Master Key
It was not immediately clear what caused the crash, or if the driver would face traffic citations or charges.