A hit-and-run on the North Side kills one man and injures another

On Saturday morning, a hit-and-run accident on the North Side of Chicago left one man dead and injured.

The accident occurred around 7:13 a.m. in the 4300 block of North DuSable Lake Shore Drive.

Chicago police say the person in question, a 36-year-elderly person, was voyaging southward in a SUV with a traveler and endeavored to switch to another lane.

An unidentified driver struck his vehicle while changing lanes and then fled the scene in a white SUV traveling in the same direction.

The accident caused the victims’ car to tip over.

A 31-year-old man who was in the SUV was taken to Illinois Masonic, where he was pronounced dead. The driver received non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Illinois Masonic.

The car, according to the police, was the key piece of evidence that the hit-and-run driver left behind. Additionally, it was a ZipCar rental. People are able to rent cars by the hour from the rental company. Local media have contacted ZipCar for a statement and are awaiting a response.

The Major Accidents Unit is looking into the case.

In less than 24 hours, the city has experienced its second hit-and-run fatality.

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