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Boy, 16, Drove Stolen Car Into Divvy Bicyclist In West Loop, Police Say

The bicyclist was hospitalized after the Wednesday afternoon incident.

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CHICAGO — A 16-year-old boy driving a stolen car crashed into a bicyclist Wednesday afternoon in the West Loop, police said.

At 6:12 p.m., the boy was speeding east on Hubbard Street when he crashed into the bicyclist at Ogden Avenue, police said. The bicyclist — who was on a Divvy, according to the Tribune — was thrown from his bike and landed on a car in another lane.

The bicyclist, a man or boy whose age was unknown, was taken to Stroger Hospital. His condition was unknown but stabilized, police said.

Two people in the stolen Tahoe were taken into custody. Two guns were found, police said, and one person in the car was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Tahoe had been taken during a hijacking at 3:23 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Cleaver Street in Noble Square, police said.

One boy, 16, was charged with vehicular hijacking, police said. Charges were still pending against the second person.