5-year-old hit and killed by two cars


5-year-old boy hit and killed by 2 cars in Edgebrook

5-year-old boy hit and killed by 2 cars in Edgebrook 01:34

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 5-year-old boy was hit and killed by two vehicles in Edgebrook Wednesday evening.

The accident happened at Devon and Cicero avenues – in the Edgebrook neighborhood near suburban Lincolnwood.

Police said the child was in the street, in the 6300 block of North Cicero Avenue just after 9 p.m., when he was hit by a red Jeep and then a 2013 Volvo.

This is the 5-year-old, Taha Khan, who was tragically killed in a hit and run last night on the 6300 block of N Pulaski. A heartbroken family member provided this picture & his name. Police are still searching for the driver of a red Jeep that hit him @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/v4UAb58UyJ

— Tim McNicholas (@TimMcNicholas) August 11, 2022

The driver of the Jeep fled the scene and the driver of the Volvo stayed on the scene. 

The boy, identified as 5-year-old Taha Khan, was rushed to AMITA Health St. Francis Hospital in very critical condition, and was later pronounced dead, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Area 1 detectives are investigating.

Mugo Odigwe

Mugo Odigwe joined CBS2 Chicago as a general assignment reporter in February 2019.

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