Chicago crime: 3 injured, 1 critically in hit-and-run crash in Park Manor, police say

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Tuesday, January 31, 2023
3 injured, 1 critically in hit-and-run crash on South Side: police
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Three people were hurt, one critically, after a hit-and-run crash near East 75th Street and South State Street on the South Side, Chicago police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Three people were injured in a hit-and-run crash on Chicago's South Side on Monday night, police said.

The crash happened in the Park Manor neighborhood near East 75th Street and South State Street at about 7 p.m., police said.

A black Mercedes was traveling northbound on State Street when the driver ran a red light and struck a 2014 red Toyota Camry, which was traveling eastbound on 75th Street, police said. The Mercedes then spun out and struck a tree and two pedestrians on the sidewalk.

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The people inside the Mercedes then got out of the vehicle and fled the scene on foot, police said.

The Toyota's driver was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, police said. The two pedestrians were transported in good condition to the University of Chicago Medical Center and Stroger Hospital.

No one was in custody. Police did not immediately provide further information about the crash.

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