CHICAGO (CBS) — A man abandoned his truck after he struck a 7-year-old girl riding a bicycle Sunday afternoon in unincorporated St. Charles Township, according to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office.
Police say just after 1 p.m., a black Dodge pickup struck the girl on Geneva Avenue. Neighbors say she was on her way to play with a friend.READ MORE: Rakayo Alandis Vinson Charged In Kenosha County Bar Shooting That Killed 3, Wounded 3 Others
The truck fled the scene but was later found abandoned about a mile and a half away from the scene. Police believe the driver fled on foot.READ MORE: CPS High School Students Head Back To Classrooms For First Time In More Than A Year
The suspect is described as a white male about 5 feet 6 inches tall and 120 pounds. He has a ponytail and was wearing tan pants.
The girl was airlifted to Lutheran General Hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Be Receiving A Plus-Up Payment?
Anyone with information is asked to call 911.