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Major Accidents
2 Jun 2015

MAIU Hit&Run_608 15 008_On Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 3:15 a.m., a bicyclist was struck by the vehicle pictured below.  This is a northbound view of Western, Diversey and Elston intersection.  The driver of the vehicle did not cause this crash, but did not remain at the scene as is required. The rider of the bicycle sustained very serious personal injuries.  The driver of the below pictured vehicle fled the scene of the crash northbound on Western from Diversey.

28 Apr 2015

27 Apr 15 Charges for Ochoa, Erick _Fatal Traffic Crash_Ochoa was arrested and charged in connection to a fatal traffic crash that killed a three year-old male.  The incident occurred on the 3900 block of W. 47th St. on July 20, 2013 at approximately 10:20 p.m.  The victim ran onto the street from between two parked cars and was struck by Ochoa.  The victim was transported to Christ where he was later pronounced. Ochoa was cited for the accident and it was later determined through the course of the investigation that Ochoa was under the influence of a controlled substance.  An investigative alert was issued and Ochoa was stopped on a traffic violation on April 26, 2015 and charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.

8 Mar 2015

On March 6, 2015, at 05:06 A.M., a motorist was seriously injured, while travelling south on Wentworth Avenue at 47th Street, when she was struck by a Silver Blue Semi-Truck with No Trailer Attached at the intersection of 47th and Wentworth Ave. The wanted vehicle was traveling west on 47th Street just prior to the hit/run incident and then continued north on Wentworth Ave, going the wrong direction on a one way street before turning off onto Swann Street heading west.

Wanted for Hit and Run Accident

15 Jan 2015

About This Crime:

On Monday, January 12, 2015, at approximately 3:53 p.m., a 27-year-old female school crossing guard was struck by a sport utility vehicle at the intersection of 127th Street and Union Avenue. This incident occurred while school children were crossing the street. As a result of the crash, the crossing guard sustained serious personal injuries. The driver of the striking vehicle fled the scene of the crash without identifying himself / herself or rendering aid to the victim.

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