Cops seek hit-and-run driver who injured 2 pedestrians in River North

A city surveillance photo of the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run in River North on December 28, 2023. | Chicago Police Department

CHICAGO — The hit-and-run driver remains on the loose after striking and badly injuring two pedestrians in River North, according to Chicago police.

A 59-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman were struck while crossing the crosswalk at Clark and Chicago around 1:13 a.m. on Thursday. CPD released a surveillance image of the car that struck them and a mock-up of its license plate on Saturday evening.

Police said the vehicle is a black 2017 Nissan Altima bearing Illinois plate CY35267. According to CPD, the car has chrome window trim, black side window protectors, and chrome door handles. It does not have a sunroof.

After striking the victims, the driver headed west on Ontario Street and entered the outbound Kennedy Expressway, police said.

Anyone with information about the driver or the vehicle can contact CPD’s major accident investigation unit at 312-745-4521. The case number is JD556849.

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