Woman, 83, injured in Bronzeville hit-and-run

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Friday, December 23, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police said an 83-year-old woman was injured by a hit-and-run driver in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood Thursday night.

Police said the woman was crossing the street in the 3800-block of South Cottage Grove Avenue shortly before 4 p.m. when a white Chevrolet Impala driving northbound passed a stopped vehicle in traffic and struck her. The driver then fled the scene, police said.

The victim was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Officers located the car abandoned on 33rd Street between Cottage Grove and King Drive. The vehicle was impounded; no one is in custody.