On Thursday, August 26th, 2021, at approximately 3:50 p.m., a black-colored, 2007, GMC Savana 1500, cargo van, bearing Illinois White Sox License Plate 11285WS, struck a 70-year-old female pedestrian in the roadway at 300 N. Central Park Avenue (Fulton Blvd. and Central Park Ave). The unidentified driver of the GMC stopped at the scene of the crash but reentered his vehicle and fled northbound on Central Park Avenue to an unknown location. As a result of the crash, the pedestrian sustained fatal injuries.
12 May 21 - Offender Charged with First Degree Murder _Deandre Watson
The above offender was arrested on May 12, 2021 in the 1100 block of S. Oakley Blvd. at 10:19 a.m. Watson was identified as the offender who fatally shot a 19 year old male on December 24, 2020 in the 3400 block of W. Ohio St. (11th District) at 3:13 p.m. The offender was placed into custody without incident and charged accordingly. No additional information is available at this time.
The Major Accident Investigation Unit is seeking to identify the above driver and vehicle in connection with a Hit and Run Accident documented under JE184667. A silver 2008 Audi A6 sedan with Illinois License Plate CS22763 made a left turn onto Chicago Avenue from a gas station on the 3800 block of W. Chicago Avenue. A pedestrian that was crossing Chicago Avenue in the crosswalk was struck by the silver 2008 Audi A6 sedan. The silver 2008 Audi A6 sedan fled westbound on Chicago Avenue. The pedestrian was taken to Norwegian Hospital by CFD Ambulance and treated for minor injuries.