Search intensifies for pickup truck driver who stroke girl on bike

2 months ago

Kane County news, Illinois news.

Police announced Sunday that they are looking for a pickup truck driver who is still on the run after striking a 7-year-old girl while she was riding her bicycle near her family home in St. Charles Township.

The Kane County Sheriff's Office confirmed that the accident unfolded around 1:05 p.m. A black Dodge pickup truck eventually hit the child and fled the scene before authorities found it abandoned in a nearby area.

The victim, whose name was not publicly released, was rushed to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for treatment. She reportedly sustained life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle's driver is a 5 feet and 6 inches tall white young man who weight approximatively 120 pounds. He was seen wearing tan pants.