CHICAGO (STMW) — A 13-year-old boy was seriously injured Monday night, after being struck by a vehicle in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
The boy was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing the street about 7:05 p.m. near South Pulaski Road and West Congress Parkway, authorities said.
He was taken in serious-to-critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Joe Roccasalva said.
The driver of the vehicle fled southbound on Pulaski, police said.
Area North detectives are investigating.
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