CHICAGO (CBS) – A 43-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run crash early Monday morning in the Near North neighborhood.
Emergency crews responded to the intersection of Ohio and Wabash shortly before 2 a.m., after receiving reports that an individual had been struck by a vehicle.READ MORE: Search Continues For Hennessy, The Cat Who Survived Miraculous Six-Story Jump From Burning Apartment
Police say the victim was crossing Ohio Street in the middle of the block when he was struck by a white Toyota SUV that was heading east on Ohio.READ MORE: Chicago Restaurants Navigate Loosening COVID-19 Restrictions During Bridge Phase
He was transported to Northwestern where he was pronounced.
The driver of the SUV fled in an unknown direction and was not in custody Monday morning.MORE NEWS: Convicted Man Fighting To Have Case Reheard After Jailhouse Confession Removes Evidence In A Murder He Says He Did Not Commit
The CPD Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating.