Cops seek hit-and-run driver who struck 86-year-old man

Surveillance images of the driver and vehicle that police say struck an 86-year-old man in Albany Park. | CPD

Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down the driver who struck and injured an 86-year-old pedestrian in Albany Park late last month.

A four-door black Honda Civic hit the victim as he crossed the 3500 block of West Lawrence at 8:15 p.m. on Dec. 29, police said in a bulletin issued Sunday night. The vehicle continued eastbound on Lawrence after the collision, according to police.

An ambulance transported the victim to Swedish Covenant Hospital where he was admitted for treatment.

Investigators released images of the driver and his vehicle in the alert.

Anyone who has information about the incident can contact CPD’s Major Accident Investigation Unit at 312-745-4521 regarding case JC-564602.

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