Woman struck when driver swerves onto Evanston sidewalk
EVANSTON (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A 59-year-old Morton Grove woman was injured when she was struck by a vehicle Wednesday in north suburban Evanston.
The woman was walking about 1:30 p.m. on the sidewalk along Church Street near Chicago Avenue when she was struck, Evanston police said.
An 89-year-old Evanston man was driving eastbound on Church Street toward Chicago Avenue when he swerved to avoid another vehicle and jumped the curb, police said. The vehicle also struck a city light pole.
The woman was taken to Evanston Hospital with a facial injury that was not life-threatening, and was listed in good condition, police said.
The driver and a female passenger were not injured, police said. The driver was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and damage to city property.