Chicago, IL (January 21, 2020) – Early Tuesday morning on January 21st, a man was left in critical condition have a hit-and-run collision on Chicago’s southside. The man was struck in the South Shore area at the 2300 block of 79th Street at around 12:15 a.m. The man’s identity hasn’t been released at this time.
Authorities found the man lying in the road after being hit by a white vehicle that fled the scene. The man was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital with critical head injuries. He is believed to be in stable condition at this time.
Local officials are seeking information on the identity of the driver responsible. An investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Chicago Hit-&-Run Crashes
Hit-and-run crashes happen with alarming frequency throughout Chicago. These collisions leave victims with serious injuries. These injuries often become fatal due to a lack of medical assistance.
Pedestrians and cyclists are overwhelmingly impacted by hit-and-runs. There are 682,000 hit-and-run crashes each year across the country. Injured victims often feel that they lack legal recourse for their injuries.
The team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can help you pursue all possible legal avenues for compensation. Our Illinois car crash lawyers are here to help you during your time of need. Contact our law offices at (312) 425-0401 if you’ve been injured by a hit-and-run driver.
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