Car doing donuts hits, seriously injures 19-year-old man during drag racing near Midway Airport: CPD

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Monday, September 25, 2023
Man hit, seriously injured by car during drag race near Midway: CPD
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A car doing donuts hit and seriously injured a man during Garfield Ridge drag racing near 50th and Cicero by Midway Airport.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A vehicle doing donuts in the street near Midway Airport hit and seriously injured a young man early Sunday morning, Chicago police said.

Now, police are looking for the driver.

An alert shows the suspect's vehicle, a white 2016 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, with a black hood. It may have a license plate of DN54367.

Investigators said the driver hit a 19-year-old man near 50th and Cicero just before 2:30 a.m. Sunday. He was transported to Christ Hospital for treatment.

People who live nearby said a large group was there at that time, with drivers drag racing and driving recklessly. Video shows tire tracks still visible on the pavement.

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