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Two struck by vehicle during fight outside River North nightclub

Updated: October 7, 2012 7:22AM

A driver ran over two people in a River North street early Sunday after a fight spilled out of a nightclub, police said.

The fight started about 4:50 a.m. in a club in the 100 block of West Ontario Street, police News Affairs Officer Daniel Sullivan said, citing preliminary information.

After the fight spilled out onto the street, a person involved in the fracas ran over two people with a vehicle, critically wounding at least one of the pedestrians, Sullivan said.

Both people hit by the vehicle were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Sullivan said. Their ages and genders were not immediately known.

The driver is not in custody early Sunday, Sullivan said. Area Central detectives are investigating.

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