ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP, Ill. (CBS) — A hunt was under way Monday night for a driver who plowed into a 72-year-old man on a motorcycle and left him with potential life-threatening injuries in St. Charles Township.
At 4:15 p.m., Kane County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Illinois Route 25 and Gilbert Street in unincorporated St. Charles Township for a report of a hit-and-run.READ MORE: 'An Important Time For Us': Chicagoans Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
They found that a Harley Davidson three-wheel motorcycle had been headed north on Route 25 and had stopped at a red light at Gilbert Street, when a red or maroon sport-utility vehicle rear-ended it at a high speed and then fled the scene.READ MORE: Downtown Chicago Roadblocks Quell Mexican Independence Day Street Celebrations
The driver of the motorcycle – a 72-year-old St. Charles resident – was taken to an Elgin area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police said the offending vehicle may be a Jeep Cherokee and had front driver’s side damage. Police have released a photo.MORE NEWS: 'We're Back': Store Owner Reopens Chicago Sports On Michigan Avenue After 2020 Unrest
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Minuth at (630) 208-2034.