Vehicle Hits Man Running From Police On Dan Ryan

CHICAGO (STMW) – A man running from Chicago Police was struck by a vehicle on the Dan Ryan Expressway Sunday morning on the South Side.

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Chicago Police stopped a vehicle wanted in a hit-and-run crash about 6:30 a.m. near the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) and 47th Street, said police News Affairs Officer Robert Perez, citing preliminary information.

The suspect, a man in his 30s, exited the vehicle and a police officer pursued him on foot, Perez said. The man then ran onto the Dan Ryan Expressway.

The man was struck by a vehicle in the northbound lanes about 6:35 a.m., Illinois State Police District Chicago said.

The man remained on the scene about 7 a.m., State Police said. All northbound lanes remained closed at that time.

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