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PT Cruiser Driver Hits And Badly Injures Pedestrian Before Driving Off In Back Of The Yards

The driver was headed north in the 4700 block of South Ashland Avenue when the 39-year-old pedestrian was hit Friday evening.

Police are searching for the driver who hit and critically injured a pedestrian in Back of the Yards.
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BACK OF THE YARDS — Police are searching for the hit-and-run driver who severely injured a pedestrian in Back of the Yards Friday evening.

The hit-and-run happened at 6:55 p.m. Friday, police said in a news alert.

A driver of a red, 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser was traveling northbound on the 4700 block of South Ashland Avenue when they hit and critically injured a 39-year-old pedestrian crossing the street, police said.

The Chrysler was recovered but police are still searching for the driver, and people who witnessed the incident.

Police released photos of the red Chrysler that has been recovered, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 312-745-4521.