West Loop hit-and-run leaves community leader May Toy facing long recovery

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Thursday, August 19, 2021
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May Toy, the President of the Skinner Park Advisory Council and a longtime West Loop resident, was left with a broken hip and serious internal injuries.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A West Loop community leader is facing a long recovery after being the victim of a hit-and-run crash.

It happened Sunday in the 1200-block of West Van Buren Street, just north of the Eisenhower Expressway.

May Toy, the President of the Skinner Park Advisory Council and a longtime neighborhood resident, was left with a broken hip and serious internal injuries.

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Police are still looking for the driver.

"She's very lucky to be alive," friend Ryan Rapenport said. "So, to that person I would say, come forward. Do the right thing."

Toy's friends started a GoFundMe effort for her medical bills, which has already raised more than $16,000.