5 kids, 2 adults hurt when taxi crashes into South Shore building

- Five children and two woman were injured when a taxi crashed into a building Friday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood.

The cab crashed into a building in the 7100 block of South Yates at 2:19 p.m. after it was hit by an SUV, according to Fire Media Affairs and Chicago Police. There was no structural damage to the building, police said.

A 1-year-old boy, two 4-year-old boys, a 7-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl were taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, fire officials said. Their conditions were stabilized.

A 37-year-old woman and a 70-year-old woman were in serious condition after the crash, Fire Media Affairs said. One was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, while the other was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital.

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