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Two hurt when SUV hits viaduct

Updated: May 18, 2014 2:51PM



Two people were injured when an SUV crashed into a viaduct Sunday morning in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

The single-vehicle crash happened about 5:15 a.m. in the 4500 block of West Cermak, police said.

A passenger in the vehicle, a 29-year-old woman, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said. The 28-year-old man driving the SUV was also taken to Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

Police said alcohol may have played a role in the crash, and charges were pending against the driver Sunday morning.

CTA Route 21 buses were diverted off Cermak in the area as police investigated the crash.



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