Chicago hit-and-run crash on Ashland in New City critically injures man, CPD says

Chicago hit-and-run crash on Ashland in New City critically injures man, CPD says

CHICAGO (TOC) — A 63-year-old man was critically injured Monday night time when a hit-and-run driver crashed into the automobile he was standing close to in Chicago’s New Metropolis neighborhood, Chicago police mentioned.

A white sedan was touring north within the 4600-block of South Ashland Avenue simply after 10 p.m. when it hit an unoccupied parked automotive, which shifted onto the curb and hit the person, CPD mentioned.

He suffered trauma to his physique and was taken to Stroger hospital in crucial situation, police mentioned.

The automobile additionally hit two different unoccupied parked automobiles earlier than coming to a whole cease, in keeping with CPD.

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“I used to be strolling throughout the road, and I noticed the white Mercedes run by way of the sunshine and hit the parked automobiles and knock them into the wall,” one witness mentioned.

The driving force fled the scene on foot, police mentioned.

Nobody was in custody Tuesday morning, and Space One detectives are investigating.

A multitude was left alongside the road the place the crash happened.

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