Driver flees car after striking elderly man

September 12, 2011 5:06:33 AM PDT
An 87-year-old man is critically injured after a hit and run on the city's Northwest Side.

The victim was hit by a green Jeep Grand Cherokee as he walked in the 4400-block of West Fullerton Sunday. The driver of the Cherokee drove away. Police say he parked at a gas station in the 2400-block of North Kostner and then ran away.

The elderly man remains in critical condition at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.