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.

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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.

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Friday police said the driver of a red BMW sedan was speeding in the wrong direction down the one-way street.

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Huffman is scheduled to appear in bond court Monday.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff