October 29, 2020
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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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Humboldt Park crash injures 3, including child after car jumps curb, hitting Iglesia el Ultimo Tiempo church

CHICAGO (WLS) — Surveillance cameras were rolling as a car jumped a curb, crashing into people on the sidewalk outside a church in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday.

The crash has left a young boy and two adults in the hospital recovering, according to Chicago police.

The graphic surveillance video showed the moment the car hit a man standing on the corner just before noon in the 4200-block of West North Ave.

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 at any minute. She

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Missing woman’s vehicle found in Humboldt County

The search for a missing Berkeley woman took a twist in Humboldt County last week when sheriff’s deputies there discovered a vehicle she owned.

Betty Baxter Simmons, 75, has not been seen since Sept. 5, when a neighbor in Berkeley saw her. According to authorities, she told the neighbor she was going on a short trip and has not been seen since.

She is about 5 foot, 6 inches tall and 156 pounds with gray hair and hazel eyes.

Deputies in Humboldt County found a vehicle belonging to missing 75-year-old Berkeley resident Betty Baxter Simmons. Courtesy Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office

Simmons’ vehicle was found around 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 24 by an employee of a timber company, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. It had been abandoned on Snow Camp Road near the town of Korbel.

Authorities said the employee found a note on the vehicle’s window

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Abandoned car of missing Berkeley woman found in remote Humboldt

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