$200,000 bail for man accused in North Side hit-and-run

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Rolando Berrios-Rios / Chicago Police

Rolando Berrios-Rios / Chicago Police

A 28-year-old man was ordered held on $200,000 bail Sunday in connection with a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a pedestrian.

Rolando Berrios-Rio, of the 2600 block of North Ridgeway, drove through a red light in the 1000 block of West Irving Park Road about 1:15 p.m. Friday, Chicago Police said. He struck a 20-year-old Glenview man who was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he suffered bleeding on his brain, according to court records.

A separate vehicle T-boned Berrios-Rio’s vehicle. The driver of that car suffered minor injuries.

Berrios-Rio allegedly pulled over and parked down the block from the crash and walked back to see the injured pedestrian before running away, a prosecutor said during his bond hearing.

He was arrested about eight hours later and admitted to police he drove the car that hit the pedestrian, according to court records.

Berrios-Rio faces a felony count of leaving the scene of an accident, as well as misdemeanor counts of driving without a license and disobeying a red light, police said.

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