Car strikes hydrant, light pole, CTA sign in Woodlawn hit-and-run crash

WLS logo
Thursday, April 28, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who crashed into a car in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood.

Investigators said a pickup struck the Chevrolet Malibu just before 3:30 a.m. Thursday near East 64th Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue. The 23-year-old woman driving the Malibu lost control after impact and struck a fire hydrant, light pole and CTA sign.

The driver of the pickup took off after the crash, police said.

The driver of the Malibu and her two passengers, a 21-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man, were hurt in the crash, but their injuries were not life-threatening. All three were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment.

No one is in custody. Investigators do not have a description of the pickup or the driver.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.