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.
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.
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.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911.