CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are asking for help finding the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a 70-year-old woman Thursday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

Police said, around 3:50 p.m. Thursday, a black GMC Savana cargo van hit a 70-year-old woman in the 300 block of North Central Park Avenue.

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Police say this cargo van struck and killed a 70-year-old woman in East Garfield Park on Aug. 26, 2021. (Source: Chicago Police)

Although the driver stopped at the scene of the crash, he got back into the van and fled north on Central Park Avenue.

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The woman was later pronounced dead.

(Source: Chicago Police)

Police have released surveillance images of the van, which bears Illinois specialty White Sox license plate number 11285WS.

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Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Major Accident Investigation Unit at 312-745-4521.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff