CHICAGO (CBS) — A Matteson man has been charged in the death of a woman who was struck by a vehicle in Chicago’s Loop Friday.
Jamaal Huffman, 26, is charged with one felony count of reckless homicide with a motor vehicle.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Storms Headed Our Way After Midnight; Damaging Winds And Heavy Rain Possible
According to police, just before 5:30 p.m. Friday Huffman fatally struck a 55-year-old woman in the 300 block of S. Wabash Avenue before attempting to flee the scene.READ MORE: Years After Promise Of $100,000 From State And Photo-Op Prop Check, AMVETS Post 14 In Clinton, Illinois Has Not Seen A Dime
Friday police said the driver of a red BMW sedan was speeding in the wrong direction down the one-way street.MORE NEWS: Some Residents Say A Bears Move To Arlington Heights Would Benefit Community, Others Say It Would Bring Unwelcome Traffic And Crowds
Huffman is scheduled to appear in bond court Monday.