9-year-old boy, mother struck during police chase on South Side

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CHICAGO – Three people are in custody after a 9-year-old boy and a 28-year-old woman were struck by a car on the city’s South Side.

The boy and the woman, who witnesses say are mother and son, were walking near 83rd and Racine in the city’s Gresham neighborhood.

Authorities say around 12:15 p.m. in the 8300 block of South May, officers attempted to curb a vehicle for a minor traffic offense.

After initially pulling over, the vehicle sped off. When it got to the busy intersection of 83rd and Racine, the car hit another vehicle and two pedestrians.

The boy was taken to the hospital and is now in stable condition. The woman was taken to the hospital and is stable with non-life threatening injures.

A 72-year-old man and a 69-year-old woman were in the vehicle that was struck.  They are in good condition.

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