CHICAGO (CBS) — A man has been charged with hitting a teenage girl with a car in a hit-and-run crash Monday morning in northwest suburban Mount Prospect.
The 17-year-old girl was walking about 11:30 a.m. when she saw a blue car come to a stop at a stop sign, waiting to turn right from eastbound Lowden Lane to southbound Wolf Road, according to a statement from Mount Prospect police. She entered the crosswalk to walk northbound across the Lowden, and then the car moved forward and hit her.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup Continues
The car stopped briefly before continuing to turn right and drive away south on Wolf, police said. The girl was able to provide police with a description and license plate number for the car. Her injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.READ MORE: At Least 10 Shot, 1 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
Officers spotted the car on Thursday leaving a home in the 1400 block of Lowden Lane in Mount Prospect, police said. They conducted a traffic stop, and the driver, 46-year-old Scott Myslinski, went with them to the police station to talk about the crash.
Myslinski, who lives in Mount Prospect, was charged with a felony count of leaving the scene of a personal injury accident and one count of failure to yield to a pedestrian in the crosswalk at a stop sign intersection, a petty offense, police said. His bond was set at $10,000 and his next court date was scheduled for May 11.MORE NEWS: Bill For Reparations For Black Evanston Residents Soon To Go Up For Vote; Some Say It's Insufficient And Could Make Things Worse
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