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9 Year Old Hospitalized After Car Accident

Thursday afternoon a boy on the far north side of Chicago, Illinois was seriously injured after being struck by a car. The 9-year-old boy had been riding his bicycle on North Fairfield Avenue in West Rogers Park when he was struck by a motor vehicle around 3 pm. The driver, a 17-year-old also from Chicago, was driving without a valid license. The driver was cited both for not having a valid license and for striking a person in the roadway. The boy was taken to St. Francis Hospital with what appeared to be a broken right leg and internal injuries. To read more about the incident click here.