Girl, 5, Injured in Hit-And-Run

Saturday, Jul 30, 2011  |  Updated 12:39 PM CDT
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A 5-year-old was seriously injured after being hit by a car Friday night in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.

The car did not stop following the crash, police said.

Emergency crews responded at 8:02 p.m. to the incident at 8115 S. Evans Ave., Fire Media Affairs Chief Joe Roccasalva said.

The 5-year-old girl was taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital in serious to critical condition, Roccasalva said. Her injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

Police did not have a detailed description of the car, but it was believed to be gray in color, Alfaro said, citing a preliminary report.

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