2 struck by vehicle near Lollapalooza, seriously injured

Two men were seriously injured tonight when they were struck by a vehicle on Lake Shore Drive, just east of

Buckingham Fountain

and the


music festival.

Chicago Fire Department

paramedics responded to the scene on Lake Shore Drive east of Buckingham Fountain about 8:45 p.m., said fire spokesman Quention Curtis.

Two men, believed to be in their 20s, were taken in serious-to-critical condition to

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

, he said.

Police said a single vehicle hit the two, and it was not a hit and run. No other information was available at this time.