Carjacker ran over victim in West Rogers Park, Chicago police say

CHICAGO — A carjacking victim is in serious condition after the hijacker ran him over with his own vehicle in West Rogers Park on Friday afternoon, Chicago police said.

The victim met with the hijacker to sell a 2010 Acura in the 6200 block of North Rockwell around 12:50 p.m.

During the meet-up, the prospective buyer pulled out a gun and took control of the vehicle, police said. He ran over the man while speeding south on Rockwell Street. The Chicago Fire Department transported the victim to St. Francis Hospital in serious condition, according to CPD.

A CPD spokesperson said the victim’s age was not available. An officer at the scene said the hijacked vehicle belonged to the man’s adult daughter, and he was trying to sell it for her.

The hijacker was described as a Hispanic man between 20 and 30 years old, wearing a black hoodie with a peace sign on the front. He remains at large.

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