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Chicago pedestrian accident – police searching for hit and run driver

An Illinois pedestrian accident has caused serious injury to 2 women, and the Chicago Police Department is now asking for help in locating the hit-and-run driver, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The accident happened on Tuesday night in the 100 block of South State Street.

A southbound SUV struck the women as they were walking across the intersection with the right-of-way. The pedestrians were both hospitalized after the accident.

The hit-and-run vehicle is being described as a silver Mitsubishi Montero sport with an Illinois license plate of X76 5013. The SUV is registered to a woman from Sauk Village, Illinois and police in that southern suburb are now assisting in the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the Illinois hit-and-run pedestrian accident should immediately contact the Chicago Police Department’s major accident investigation unit at 312-745-4521.

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that one of the women, age 53, sustained fractures to her pelvis and a serious laceration on her left leg. The other pedestrian, age 70, sustained a fractured collarbone and ribs, and also injured a knee. One of the women is hospitalized at Northwestern and the other at Loyola in Maywood.

The at fault SUV was reportedly speeding and ran a red light. After the collision driver never slowed and fled southbound on State Street.

Is has not been reported if a Chicago pedestrian accident lawyer is involved in the case yet.