CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was ordered held on $500,000 bond Tuesday 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 said.READ MORE: Pair Charged In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega Denied Bail; Accused Teen Gunman Committed Three Previous Carjackings, Prosecutors Say
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.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Heavy Lake Effect Snow Possible Through Tomorrow Morning
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 next scheduled to appear in court April 8.MORE NEWS: Bears Reportedly Hiring Colts Defensive Coordinator Matt Eberflus As New Head Coach
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