CHICAGO - A man was shot while driving Wednesday morning, causing him to crash in the North Center neighborhood.
The 21-year-old was driving around 1:50 a.m. in the 4400 block of North Lincoln Avenue when he was struck by shots fired from a white Audi SUV, police said.
The driver was struck in the neck and crashed into a tree, meter box and a restaurant door, police said.
When police approached, he ran from the vehicle and threw a gun and narcotics on the ground.
He was transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, police said.
No one is in custody as Area One detectives investigate.