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Man Charged In Hit-And-Run That Critically Injured Pedestrian

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Ciprian Tanase (Credit: Chicago Police)

Ciprian Tanase (Credit: Chicago Police)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A man has been charged with DUI after allegedly striking a woman with his vehicle Saturday evening in the North Side Norwood Park neighborhood.

Ciprian Tanase, 34, faces felony counts of aggravated DUI, failure to report an accident and driving on a revoked license, police announced early Tuesday.

The 50-year-old woman was walking in the 5800 block of North Milwaukee Avenue about 7 p.m. Saturday when she was hit by a car which then sped from the scene, police and fire officials said at the time.

The woman was taken in critical condition to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, police said.

Tanase, of the 5200 block of West Foster Avenue, also was charged with misdemeanor counts of failure to give information or aid and driving without insurance, in addition to one municipal count of negligent driving.

He is scheduled to appear in bond court Tuesday.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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