Chicago Police

Boy, 14, in Critical Condition After Getting ‘Doored' in Palmer Square

A 14-year-old boy was critically hurt when he crashed into an open vehicle door while riding his bike Friday morning in the Palmer Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The boy was riding a bicycle at 7:55 a.m. in the 2600 block of West Armitage when a driver inside a vehicle opened their door and the boy crashed into it, according to Chicago police.

He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition with a head injury, police said.

The driver was issued a citation.

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