Seven people injured when car crashes into bus shelter in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood

Seven people were injured on Sunday when a car crashed into a CTA bus shelter in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood.

Around 4:15 p.m., a man, 42, was driving a sedan west in the 3100 block of West 16th Street when he lost control of the car and crashed into the bus stop and struck a 36-year-old woman, Chicago police said.

He continued west and struck the side of a sedan driven by a 56-year-old woman north on South Kedzie Avenue, police said.

The pedestrian suffered an injury to her leg and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. The female driver was taken to St. Anthony Hospital for a neck injury. Both were listed in fair condition, police said.


A CTA employee was also seriously injured in the crash.

Two other women and a couple children refused to be treated by first responders.

The driver was issued citations for failure to reduce speed, disobey a signal, failure to produce a driver’s license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle, police said.

The Sun-Time Media Wire contributed to this report.