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Pregnant woman involved in crash

Updated: October 15, 2013 6:50AM

A pregnant Aurora woman was taken to an area hospital Tuesday evening after she was involved in a two-car crash near Fifth Street and Simms Street, police said.

Police said Esmeralda Rodriguez, 200 block of Parker Court, was struck by a vehicle driven by Yulisa Feliciano, 1200 block of Fifth Street, around 6:57 p.m. Tuesday.

Rodriguez, who is eight months pregnant, was taken to the hospital as a precaution. She and her child were doing fine Wednesday, police said.

Feliciano told police she looked down to close her window as she was making a turn, and ended up in Rodriguez’s lane. Feliciano was cited for driving in the wrong lane and failure to reduce speed.

to avoid an accident.

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