By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

Mary Chappell

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man is dead and another in serious condition after a hit-and-run crash in Back of the Yards, police said.

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The man, 32, and his unidentified passenger, a male, were driving westbound in the 3600 block of West 47th Street at about 12:17 a.m. when they were sideswiped by an unidentified vehicle which fled the scene, according to witnesses. The impact caused the 32-year-old man to lose control of the vehicle and strike a pole, police said.

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He sustained body trauma and was pronounced on the scene, authorities said. The passenger was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition with unknown injuries.

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Nobody is in custody as Area One detectives investigate.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff