Bicyclist Killed in Pilsen Hit-and-Run
The man was riding his bike to meet with friends
Chicago police found the car involved in a hit-and-run accident in Pilsen Tuesday morning less than a mile away.
Chicago police are questioning a man for the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist in Pilsen early Tuesday morning.
A car hit the man, 30, while he was riding his bike in the 1100 block of West 18th Street around 12:52 a.m., police said.
The driver drove off. The bicyclist was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.
Officers found a car matching the hit-and-run’s car description near 14th and Halsted Street and arrested the driver, police said. They suspect alcohol played a role.
He was taken to Stroger Hospital in unknown condition.
Police confirmed charges are pending against the driver.