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Woman, 61, critically injured in Lawndale hit-and-run crash

Police say this car struck a woman and critically injured her in the Lawndale neighborhood on April 5, 2019. | Chicago police

Police are looking for the driver in a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a woman Friday in Lawndale on the Southwest Side.

The 61-year-old was in a crosswalk in the 1200 block of Central Park Avenue when a red minivan struck her and kept on driving south, Chicago police said.

Paramedics were called at 2:07 p.m. and transported the woman in critical condition, police said.

Police said the vehicle was a red or maroon Dodge Journey SUV.

Anyone with tips was asked to call detectives at (312) 745-4521.