Chicago, IL (May 27, 2020) – Authorities in Chicago are currently seeking the identity of a driver involved in a hit-and-run crash on Monday morning, May 25th. The incident took place at the intersection of E. 87th Street and Rhodes Avenue at around 2 a.m. Authorities were called to the scene to render aid to the injured party.
A 22-year-old woman was injured after being hit by a car. The impact caused her vehicle to collide with a utility pole. Two parties at the scene were present to help the woman out of her vehicle.
She was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition. Authorities are currently investigating the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Chicago Hit-&-Run Accidents
There are more and more hit-and-run collisions happening each year. Statistics show that there were more than 730,000 hit-and-runs reported in 2016. That means a hit-and-run accident happens somewhere every 43 seconds.
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