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Police search for driver in hit-and-run Chicago pedestrian car accident

An Illinois motor vehicle versus pedestrian accident has critically injured 21-year-old woman on the Northwest side of Chicago, according to WGN news. The Chicago Police Department as of today is still searching for the hit-and-run driver involved in the accident.

The accident happened just before 7 PM on Monday and 3300 block of N. Long Ave. At that time, a vehicle believed to be a four-door Audi A6 was moving southbound when it hit female pedestrian trying to cross the street. The driver of the Audi then fled the scene, still moving southbound and then westbound into an alley. The driver side of the vehicle may have been damaged in the accident. The vehicle was dark in color.

Anyone who witnessed the accident or has information about it should immediately call Chicago Police Department’s major accident investigation unit at 312-745-4521.

That was not the only series pedestrian accident that occurred on Monday in the Chicago area. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that a City of Evanston truck hit a pedestrian crossing Central Street in the area of Prairie Avenue in the afternoon on the same day. The pedestrian was taken by ambulance to Evanston Hospital. The truck was moving eastbound on Central Street around 2 PM.

The victim’s age and current condition was not reported. The Evanston Police Department is handling the crash investigation.

It is not been reported if a Chicago pedestrian accident lawyer is involved yet in either case.