2 Injured When Car Crashes into Bar in Chicago's Gold Coast

Two pedestrians were taken to an area hospital with "nonlife-threatening injuries," according to police

Two people were injured when a car lost control and crashed into a bar on Chicago's Near North Side Saturday evening, according to police. 

Around 6:30 p.m., the car was turning west onto Division Street from State Street in the city's Gold Coast neighborhood when the driver lost control, according to police. 

The car sideswiped a van, striking two pedestrians and a lightpole before hitting a building, authorities said. The pedestrians, a 28-year-old woman and 36-year-old man were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries, police said. 

Authorities said the bar, She-Nannigan's House of Beer located in the 0-100 block of W Division Street, sustained minor damage.

The driver stayed on the scene of the crash and the investigation is ongoing, according to police. Citations were pending Sunday morning.

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