UPDATED 12/30/19 6:15 p.m.
NILES, Ill. (CBS) — A woman is dead after being hit by a vehicle Sunday evening on busy Milwaukee Avenue in Niles.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dry And Quiet Tuesday Night
Just before 6 p.m., Niles police were called for a pedestrian struck in the 9400 block of North Milwaukee Avenue.
Police learned that a man and woman were crossing Milwaukee Avenue from the Golf Mill Mall parking lot on the west side of the road to Golf Mill Ford on the east. They were not in a crosswalk, police said.READ MORE: Riviera Country Club In Orland Park Ordered Closed; Couples Say They Put Down Money With Operator Who Turned Out To Be Convicted Scammer
A vehicle headed south on Milwaukee Avenue hit the 68-year-old woman, police said. The driver remained at the scene and was cooperating.
The Niles Fire Department rushed the woman to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where she was pronounced dead at 6:29 p.m. The woman was identified Monday as Nirmalaben M. Shah.MORE NEWS: Concert Venue Metro Requiring Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination For All Events
Milwaukee Avenue was shut down between Golf Road and Maryland Street following the accident.