Woman in Wheelchair Killed in Hit and Run Crash
3rd St. & Rt, 64/Main St. ST. CHARLES–St. Charles Police and Fire units responded at 4:04 p.m. to the report of a crash involving a pedestrian at 3rd St. & W. Main St. (Rt. 64). Upon arrival a woman was found unconscious in the roadway. Initial witness statements indicate that the woman who was in a wheelchair was crossing N. 3rd St. with her adult son. They were crossing in the crosswalk when a pickup truck waiting at the light began making a right turn from southbound 3rd St. to westbound Main Street. The pickup struck the woman in the crosswalk. The pickup continued westbound on Main Street without stopping.
The woman, 88 years-of-age of Chicago and whose name is not being released at this time, was transported to Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
St. Charles Police Department officers and detectives are actively investigating this crash. Investigators are looking for a 2016 Dodge Ram, Cummins Edition, 4-door pick-up truck, driven by a male/white subject wearing a black t-shirt. The Dodge Ram pickup has chrome outside mirrors, chrome door handles and spoked chrome rims. A picture of the truck in question is below. The St. Charles Police Department is requesting that anyone with information about this traffic crash or the whereabouts of the vehicle or driver to call the St. Charles Police Department at 630.377.4435 or by calling 9-1-1.
Information can also be left on the anonymous tip line at 866.378.4267 or at www.stcharlesil.gov/report-crimedrug-tip.
SOURCE: City of St. Charles
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