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Girl, 11, Hospitalized After Driver Hits Her In Union Ridge

The girl was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, police said.

An 11-year-old girl was hit by a car at West Higgins Avenue and North Normandy Avenue June 21.
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UNION RIDGE — An 11-year-old girl was hospitalized after a driver hit her Monday in Union Ridge, police said.

A 48-year-old woman in an SUV was driving west in the 6600 block of West Higgins Avenue about 4:50 p.m. when she hit the girl, who was in the street, police said.

The girl had blunt force trauma to her body and was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Her condition was not available, but she was listed as “stable,” police said.

The driver was cited for failing to reduce her speed, police said.

No further information was immediately available.

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