7-year-old critically hurt by hit-and-run driver in Humboldt Park

The child was struck near the intersection of Iowa Street and Hamlin Avenue Thursday evening.

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A 7-year-old boy was critically hurt Thursday evening when a driver struck him in Humboldt Park and did not stop.

The child was struck by a northbound SUV near the intersection of Iowa Street and Hamlin Avenue around 6:30 p.m., Chicago police and fire officials said.

He was transported with a leg injury to Stroger Hospital in critical but stable condition, police and fire officials said.

The Major Accidents Investigation Unit was investigating. Police reported no arrests and did not release a description of the wanted vehicle or driver.

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