CHICAGO (CBS)– Charges were filed again the driver who fatally struck a mother of three while she was walking just a few blocks from her home.
Issac Wade, 20, was charged with felony count of reckless homicide with a motor vehicle.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: A Few Rain And Snow Showers To Continue
Surveillance video captured the final moments of 43-year-old Lakisel Thomas’s life as she was walking near 74th and Racine Monday afternoon.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: State Reports Lowest Average Infection Rate In Two Weeks, But Hospitalizations Still Rising
That’s when a silver SUV went through a red light and slamed into the red SUV heading west, before striking Thomas.MORE NEWS: University Of Chicago Resumes In Person Classes After COVID Outbreak
Police said they were investigating whether the crash may have stemmed from a traffic pursuit that began four blocks away.