RIVERDALE, Ill. (CBS) — Two pedestrians are dead after a hit-and-run on I-57 near 138th Street Sunday morning.
The man and woman were outside their vehicle around 4:30 a.m. as it was loaded onto a tow truck when they were hit by a passing vehicle, according to Illinois State Police.READ MORE: Chicago Police Officers Refusing To Report Vaccine Status Expected To Protest Outside Police Headquarters Tuesday
The 2018 white Toyota Camry that hit them stopped, but the people inside got out and fled the scene on foot. Troopers later learned that the vehicle was stolen.
State Police have not identified the deceased victims by name, but said they were a 35-year-old woman from Chicago and a 34-year-old man from Bolingbrook.READ MORE: Mobile City Hall Bringing City Services To Little Village Tuesday
All lanes of I-57 northbound were closed for about six hours until shortly after 10 a.m. as troopers investigated.
The investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Police Release Video Of Suspects Wanted In Death Of 18-Year-Old Azul De La Garza
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact ISP at 847-294-4400. Callers can remain anonymous.