Mother, child remain incritical condition after being hit by truck on South Side

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CHICAGO --  A mother and her infant daughter are both in critical  condition tonight after being hit by a truck on Chicago’s South Side.

Witness tell WGN that the baby and her 25-year-old mother have severe injuries to their legs but were conscious when emergency crews loaded them into ambulances.

The accident occurred near 69th and Prairie.

The driver of the truck stayed at the scene.  Police say he is cooperating with the investigation.

Police say he was turning onto 69th, on his way to pick up a dumpster, when the accident happened.