By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

By Mary Chappell

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people were in critical condition with head trauma and another taken to the hospital after a man hit them with his car in Lakeview early Sunday morning, police said.

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The man was driving a BMW northbound in the 3900 block of North Broadway at about 12:49 a.m. when he struck a man and a woman, both 39, as they were crossing the street westbound on West Irving Park Road, police said. The man then did a U-turn and was heading southbound on North Broadway when he struck a 55-year-old man on a bike who was attempting to help the two people who had been hit.

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The driver then hit a fence in the 3800 block of North Broadway and was taken into custody, police said. The 39-year-old woman and 55-year-old man were both taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition for head trauma. The 39-year-old man was taken to AMITA Health Saint Francis Hospital in good condition with leg pain.

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The driver was treated for bruises on his face at Illinois Masonic, and charges are pending against him. Chicago Police Area Three detectives are investigating.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff