CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Local

Woman Killed In Logan Square Traffic Crash

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

CHICAGO (STMW) — A 67-year-old woman died after an SUV traveling in the wrong lanes slammed into a car in a hit-and-run crash early Christmas morning in the Logan Square neighborhood.

A 2000 Chevrolet Blazer traveling north in the southbound lanes of the 2600 block of North Pulaski Road crashed into the passenger’s side of southbound Volkswagon Golf about 4:45 a.m., police said.

The backseat passenger — identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 67-year-old Obduila Villalobos — was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where she was declared dead at 5:18 a.m., authorities said.

Her 25-year-old daughter was driving the vehicle, but it was not immediately known if she was injured.

The driver of the Blazer fled the scene, and a 25-year-old man in the front passenger’s seat refused medical attention, police said.

The police Major Accident Investigation Unit is investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

View Comments