Des Plaines hit-and-run crash leaves mother, 4-month-old baby injured

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Friday, August 26, 2022
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Des Plaines Police say a mother and her four-month-old child are hurt after a hit and run crash that damaged a business.

DES PLAINES, Ill. (WLS) -- A mother and her four-month-old child were injured in a hit-and-run crash Thursday night in Des Plaines, police said.

Des Plaines police said a black 2001 BMW sedan was traveling westbound in the 900-block of East Oakton Street when it appeared to lose control and hit a white 2019 Mazda SUV, which was parked in a parking lot. The BMW then crashed into a nail salon.

A 32-year-old woman and her four-month-old child in the Mazda were injured, police said. They were both transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said two people inside of the BMW fled the scene before police arrived.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Des Planes Police Department at 847-391- 5400.