It has been three weeks since an 86-year-old Morton Grove man was killed in a hit-and-run crash not far from his home – and now police say they are making some progress in the investigation.
Jose Estrada, 24, faces two felony counts of aggravated DUI resulting in death, two misdemeanor DUI counts, and one citation for failure to reduce speed, according to Chicago Police.
A driver was taken into custody Saturday night after his car struck two men crossing the street, killing them both, in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said.
Richard Mikulec, 86, was near the intersection of Harlem Avenue and Shermer Road when he was hit. The driver sped off.
The male – whose age was not immediately disclosed – was taken to a Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where he later died of his injuries, police said.
The victim was identified as Aimer Robledo, 30.
Adrian Gonzalez, 21, was taken to Vista Hospital in Waukegan suffering “major head trauma,” police said. Gonzalez died of those injuries on Thursday.
Bessie English was driving westbound in the 2700 block of West Division about 7:50 a.m. when a tan 2010 Honda CRV crashed head-on into her vehicle.
Bessie English, 63, was driving westbound in a 1993 Ford Escort in the 2700 block of West Division about 7:50 a.m. Sunday when a tan 2010 Honda CRV crashed head-on into her 1993 Ford Escort, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Four vehicles were involved in the crash that happened near 47th Street about 3:30 a.m., including a semitrailer that caused the accident and then drove off, according to Illinois State Police.
West suburban police are asking for the public’s help finding a hit and run driver, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
A man has been charged with hitting a teenager skateboarder and leaving the scene of the accident.
For the first time, a husband talks about the tragic accident that took his wife’s life and how social media brought him justice.
About 11:40 p.m., a Chevrolet Tahoe was “driving erratically” northbound in the 1000 block of North Lake Shore Drive, when it rear-ended a taxi, causing the taxi to crash into the concrete barrier and flip onto its roof, police said.
Jason Popko was driving the stolen semi-truck in the 3600 block of South Ashland when it hit a 47-year-old man riding a bicycle, police said.
A driver has been charged with leaving a pedestrian critically hurt in a Northwest Side hit-and-run on Friday afternoon.
About 4:25 p.m., a cyclist was struck by a white tractor-trailer traveling south in the 2100 block of South Ashland, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
A 47-year-old bicyclist is in critical condition after he was struck by a tractor-trailer Wednesday afternoon in the Lower West Side neighborhood.
A man was seriously injured early Saturday in a hit-and-run crash in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
A man died after a hit-and-run crash early Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.