Taxi Crash Kills Pedestrian, Injures Passenger
A horrific car crash involving a taxi driver killed one person and injured the taxi’s passenger and driver at Milwaukee & Chicago Avenues early Tuesday morning according to the Chicago Tribune.
The car, according to another cab driver who witnessed the crash, hit a light pole and then hit a pedestrian who was pronounced dead on the scene. The cab caught on fire immediately after the driver and passenger escaped from the vehicle.
The driver has had his taxi license since 1987 and had been ticketed over 30 times according to the Tribune story. But, according to the Illinois Secretary of State, his license was clean.
Here’s the Tribune’s full story, “Pedestrian dies after cab crashes in intersection.”