Man charged in Gold Coast hit-and-run

February 24, 2010 10:20:35 AM PST
A 30-year-old Northwest Side man has been charged in an early Saturday hit-and-run on the city's Near North Side. Michael McFaul, 30, of the 3200-block of N. California Ave. was charged with three felony counts of leaving the scene of an accident after a crash near N. Clark and W. Division around 4 a.m. Saturday.

Police say McFaul's 2002 Toyota convertible struck a taxi, which spun out of control and hit three pedestrians. A total of five people were injured in the incident, three of them seriously.