Driver angered by ‘yuppies with dogs’ at picnic in Chicago jumped curb and hit the group
The scene in the Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood after a man behind the wheel of a pickup truck ran into picnicgoers on May 1, 2021. - Charlie J. Johnson/TNS

CHICAGO — A 57-year-old motorist apparently angered by “yuppies with dogs” allegedly yelled anti-Asian comments before slamming into group of friends enjoying a birthday picnic, seriously injuring a woman in Logan Square, witnesses and officials said. The crash happened about 5:15 p.m. in the 2900 block of West Logan Boulevard when a red pickup truck jumped a curb and went up onto the grass median between inner and outer Logan Boulevard before hitting at least one adult pedestrian, a woman, according to Chicago Fire Department Chief Walter Schroeder and police spokesman Anthony Spicuzza. She w...