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12-Year-Old Boy Critically Injured in Austin Hit-and-Run Sparks Outcry for Justice and Pedestrian Safety Measures

(photo: Austin American-Statesman)

A 12-year-old boy was critically injured in a hit-and-run in Austin prompting a community outcry for justice support for the family and calls for improved pedestrian safety measures.

12-Year-Old Boy Critically Injured in Austin Hit-and-Run

A 12-year-old boy was seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Austin, Chicago, on Wednesday night. He was crossing North Menard Avenue around 7:10 p.m. when it happened. He’s now receiving treatment at Stroger Hospital, according to the crime report of Chicago Sun Times.

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Calls for Pedestrian Safety Measures

Chicago police are actively investigating the incident gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses to track down the driver. They’re determined to bring them to justice and ensure accountability for their actions.

This hit-and-run is a sobering reminder of the dangers of reckless driving and the devastating consequences it can have. The community is coming together to support the boy and his family while also calling for better pedestrian safety measures and stricter enforcement of traffic laws to prevent similar tragedies.

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