1 injured in River North crash, Chicago police say

Monday, March 25, 2024
1 injured in River North crash
Chicago police are searching for a driver involved in a crash in River North.

CHICAGO -- One person was injured in a River North crash Monday morning, Chicago police said.

Police said a Chevy SUV driven by a 25-year-old man was driving north in the 600-block of North LaSalle Drive at about 3:38 a.m. when he struck a Mazda sedan driving eastbound.

The driver was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in stable condition, police said. The driver of the Madza fled the scene, police said.

Police said no one else was injured Earlier, the Chicago Fire Department reported two people were injured.

LaSalle Drive was closed between the Ohio and Ontario streets as they investigate. It re-opened shortly before 7:30 a.m.

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Citations in the crash are pending, police said.