ST. TOWNSHIP OF CHARLES, Illinois (CBS) – A hunt was underway Monday night for a driver who struck a 72-year-old man on a motorcycle and left him with life-threatening injuries in St. Charles Township.
At 4:15 p.m., Kane County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to Illinois Highway 25 and Gilbert Street in unincorporated St. Charles Township over a hit-and-run report.
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They discovered that a Harley Davidson three-wheeled motorcycle had headed north on Route 25 and stopped at a red light on Gilbert Street, when a red or brown sport utility vehicle hit it. at high speed and then fled the scene. .
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The driver of the motorcycle – a 72-year-old St. Charles resident – was taken to an Elgin area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
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Police said the offending vehicle may have been a Jeep Cherokee and the front driver’s side was damaged. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Minuth at (630) 208-2034.