Man pushing wheelchair struck and killed in hit-and-run, police say


CHICAGO — Chicago police are searching for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash on the city’s South Side, the department announced Thursday.

According to police, a northbound white Chevy SUV struck a male pushing a 56-year-old man in a wheelchair in the 9400 block of S. Ashland Ave., around 6:20 p.m., in the city’s Brainerd neighborhood.

The man pushing the wheelchair was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 56-year-old male was transported to Christ Hospital in serious condition.

CPD’s Major Accidents Unit is investigating.

Anyone with information about the deadly crash may leave an anonymous tip at

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