Police are searching for the driver of a car that fatally struck a 5-year-old girl Saturday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
It was just before 4 in the morning when police say a driver saw the body on the north side of Central Road, east of River Road in Des Plaines. Police identified the victim as 31-year-old Vanessa Colon, of Des Plaines.
A west suburban man has been charged with intentionally hitting two men with his vehicle early Monday in the Belmont Heights neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Chicago Police were searching for two men who fled the scene after their car was involved in a crash that killed a 59-year-old woman about a block away from her home in Pilsen.
About 1:30 p.m., Michael Joseph, 59, was riding a bike west in the 1200 block of West 74th Street when a light-colored Chevrolet sedan also traveling west hit him from behind, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
A 26-year-old Chicago bicyclist was clinging to life at a hospital, after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Friday.
About 11:50 p.m., a 38-year-old man was in the crosswalk on Division Street at Pulaski Road when he was hit by a dark-colored vehicle, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
A bicyclist was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash Friday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
About 8:15 p.m., a 46-year-old Arlington Heights man was struck by a vehicle in the eastbound lanes of Algonquin Road, east of Briarwood Drive, according to a statement from Mount Prospect police. The man was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, where was he was pronounced dead.
The family of a man from India who was fatally struck by a truck last summer while visiting south suburban Tinley Park has filed a lawsuit against the 23-year-old who allegedly fled the scene after the crash.
The driver fled from the vehicle on fire and was struck by another vehicle in traffic, according to state police. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
A 69-year-old man was charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed a woman Thursday afternoon in Englewood, Chicago Police announced early Saturday.
Jazzalyn Fontanez was struck by a vehicle around 1:45 p.m. Thursday at 60th and Halsted streets. She was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was pronounced dead a few hours later.
A 15-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene Saturday afternoon in the Northwest Side Hermosa neighborhood.
Police are searching for the driver of a semi that struck another vehicle and then drove off early Friday in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side, leaving a woman in serious condition.
Chicago police are asking for the public’s help in finding a car involved in a hit and run on the Northwest Side last month.
The woman, 55, was crossing the street about 6:25 p.m. in the 3400 block of North Harlem Avenue when she was hit by a gold four-door car, police said.
A vehicle hit 86-year-old Richard Mikulec Jan. 12 near the intersection of Harlem and Shermer in Morton Grove last month. The Army Air Corps veteran died from his injuries.
Roy Rauch, 58, allegedly struck and killed a bicyclist in Seminole County, Florida in August 2011. Charles Long Jr., 36, was riding his bike the wrong way on a road in Sanford, Florida, when Rauch allegedly struck him with his 2004 Ford pickup truck, and fled the scene.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the driver of an SUV that fatally struck a pedestrian who was then run over again by an unmarked squad car on a dimly-lit stretch of a South Side road early Wednesday.