Hit-and-run driver strikes woman, 60, while fleeing police in Homan Square, CPD says

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a 60-year-old woman while fleeing a traffic stop Thursday night in Chicago's Homan Square neighborhood.

The woman was in the street in the 800-block of South Kedzie Avenue when she was struck by a dark-colored sedan around 10:30 p.m. The driver did not stop.

Police said officers had tried to pull over that driver in the 1300-block of South Kedzie, but the driver took off, heading north.

The nature of the woman's injuries are unclear. But police said they are not life-threatening. She was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she recovered Friday morning.

No one is in custody.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.
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