CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a CPD sergeant Friday night.
The sergeant was assisting with traffic control in the 1700 block of East 63rd Street just before midnight when he was struck by a man driving a blue Lexus, police said.READ MORE: Two Chicago Police Officers Wounded By Accidental Friendly Fire While Confronting Suspect In Lyons, Police Say
The victim was hospitalized in fair condition with leg injuries.READ MORE: Boy, 16, Charged In West Humboldt Park Carjacking
The driver of the Lexus fled the scene and is not in custody.MORE NEWS: Woman Had Her Medicare Card Stolen And Her Name Used To Order Medical Tests, And She's Not Alone
The Major Accidents unit is investigating.