CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was struck by a Chicago city tow truck and killed Tuesday morning at O’Hare International Airport.
Police were called at 8:38 a.m. after the 26-year-old male driver of the City of Chicago-owned tow truck hit the 70-year-old man, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: 90s Return Thursday
Witnesses said the accident happened on a roadway some distance from the international terminal at O’Hare.READ MORE: Police: Shots Fired At CPD Officers From Car In West Garfield Park; Officer Fires Back, But No One Hit
The man was not in a crosswalk or a designated walking area, police said.
The man was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where he was pronounced dead, police said. He was identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as Syed Imam of Hanover Park.MORE NEWS: Asha Mosi Believes Her Clothing Company, 'Un-Cursed,' Can Be Catalyst For Powerful Change For Black Families -- And She Wants To Take It Beyond Clothes
The police Major Accident Investigation Unit is investigating.