Chicago hit-and-run: Man killed, another critically injured in Lakeview crash, police say

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Saturday, March 25, 2023
Chicago hit-and-run: Man killed, another critically injured in Lakeview crash, police say
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A hit-and-run crash on DuSable Lake Shore Drive in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood left a man dead and another critically hurt.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man was killed and another was critically injured in a North Side hit-and-run crash on Saturday morning, Chicago police said.

The crash happened in the Lakeview neighborhood's 4300 block of North DuSable Lake Shore Drive at about 7:13 a.m., police said.

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Police said a 36-year-old driver was traveling southbound in an SUV, with one passenger inside. After changing lanes, an unknown driver in a white-colored SUV, which was traveling in the same direction, struck the vehicle and fled the scene.

The passenger, a 31-year-old man, was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The driver was transported to the same hospital in critical condition.

The Major Accidents Unit is investigating. Police did not immediately provide further information about the crash.

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