CHICAGO (CBS) — Police on Sunday were asking for help from the public in finding a Jeep Renegade that ran a red light and struck a pedestrian in the Park Manor neighborhood.
At 2:24 a.m., the Renegade was headed east on 71st Street and ran the red light at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, police said.READ MORE: COVID Test Confusion After Suburban Family Gets False Result from University Of Illinois SHIELD Program
The Jeep then went on to strike a 61-year-old pedestrian of an unspecified gender, who was knocked to the ground and suffered life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: Chicago God Star Families Memorial Lights Tree For Those Who Fallen Military And Their Families
The Jeep kept going east on 71st Street. It sustained damage to its front amber side reflector.MORE NEWS: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
Anyone with information is asked to call the police Major Accident Investigation Unit at (312) 745-4521.