Police continue search for car involved in Belmont Heights hit-and-run

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Police said a Blue Green Pearl Metallic 2000 or 2001 Toyota Camry was involved in a Belmont Heights hit-and-run crash.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police are asking for the public's help to find the vehicle and driver involved in a hit-and-run crash on Chicago's Northwest Side that left a 55-year-old woman badly hurt.

Authorities released photos of the type of car they are looking for on Tuesday: a Blue Green Pearl Metallic 2000 or 2001 Toyota Camry. Police said the headlight and front passenger-side door are likely damaged. They found parts from the vehicle at the scene.

(Chicago Police Department)

The victim was crossing the street in the 3400-block of North Harlem Avenue in Chicago's Belmont Heights neighborhood just before 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 24.

Police said the driver took off after the woman was struck. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Anyone who has information regarding the crash or the driver or vehicle involved should contact the Major Accidents Investigation Unit at (312) 745-4521.

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