A 17-year-old girl was critically injured when she was struck by a pickup truck in the Logan Square neighborhood -- one of three pedestrians injured in hit-and-run accidents in the city in eight hours, authorities said.
About 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, a black pickup truck struck the girl in a crosswalk in the 3700 block of Fullerton Avenue, according to Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer. The girl was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
The driver of the truck continued driving west, police said.
In another accident, a man in his 30s was struck by a red Pontiac Grand Prix about 6:05 p.m. Tuesday as he used a crosswalk in the 5100 block of Fullerton, police said. The man was taken to Illinois Masonic, where he was listed in serious condition.
The 18-year-old driver did not stop, but he later turned himself in, Greer said. He had not been charged as of early this morning.
In a third hit-and-run accident, a pedestrian was struck by a dark-colored vehicle in the 5500 block of West North Avenue around 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to Police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan.
The pedestrian, whose age and gender were not released, was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in critical condition. The driver was later arrested but no charges have been filed.
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