A pedestrian was struck and killed by a cab and two other people were critically injured Tuesday morning in the River West neighborhood, police said. The crash happened at 6:07 a.m. at the intersection of North Milwaukee and West Chicago avenues, according to police News Affairs Officer Laura Kubiak.
The pedestrian was dead on the scene, according to police and fire officials. Two people were taken from the scene in critical condition, according to Fire Media Affairs. One went to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County and another was sent to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The cab struck a pole during the crash.