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Boy, 16, Accused Of Hitting Cyclist With Carjacked Vehicle In West Town

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 16-year-old boy was in police custody Wednesday evening after police said he struck a cyclist with a stolen vehicle in West Town.

The boy was driving a stolen white Chevrolet Tahoe at a high rate of speed east on Hubbard Street, when he hit a man riding a bicycle northeast on Ogden Avenue.

The cyclist was ejected from his bicycle, and landed on a four-door gray Toyota in another lane of traffic, police said.

The cyclist was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Police said the Tahoe the suspect was driving had been carjacked around 3:23 p.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of North Cleaver Street.

Police said two weapons were recovered and two people were in custody. One suspect was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Source: CBS Chicago

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