A child was killed Monday afternoon after being struck by a CTA bus.
19-month-old Cherish Upshaw was hit in the 7700 block of S. South Shore Drive around 3 p.m.
Relatives say the toddler was with her mother, Latasha, but being watched by a friend for just a few minutes when she wandered off.
The bus driver swerved, but the side of the bus knocked down Cherish an pinned her beneath the wheels. She died at the scene.
The bus driver was also taken to the hospital.
The investigation continues.