West Elsdon hit-and-run seriously injures teen, 13, on bicycle

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police released pictures of a vehicle they said seriously injured a 13-year-old in a hit-and-run in West Elsdon in March.

The teen was riding a bicycle in the 3800 block of West 51st Street just after 6:20 p.m. on March 30 when a red Mazda 3 that was allegedly driving recklessly, traveling eastbound, hit the child, according to police.

The driver then fled southbound on Pulaski Road, police said.

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Photos from Chicago police show that the Mazda's windshield was damaged in the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to call the CPD Major Accident Investigation Unit at (312) 745-4521.
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