January 27, 2021

Humboldt Park crash: Driver, 64, cited after car jumps curb, injures 2, including child

CHICAGO (WLS) — A 64-year-old man has been issued citations after his car jumped a curb, crashing into people on the sidewalk outside a church in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday.

Surveillance cameras were rolling the moment the car hit a man standing on the corner around 11:15 a.m. in the 4200-block of West North Ave on the city’s Northwest Side.

An 8-year-old boy and a 61-year-old man were injured in the incident, according to police.

The man didn’t see the car coming, but a Good Samaritan nearby saw the incident and rushed in to help.

Right behind the man hit by the car was a child and his mother who were barely able to jump out of the way.

“The young boy was hollering and screaming. He said, ‘my foot, my foot,'” said Good Samaritan Jose Sosa recalled. “She pulled her son away. He was about to get hit

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