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On December 11, 2018, Evanston Police are investigating a hit and run crash that took place at 6:47 a.m. in the 100 block of Elmwood Ave. A white vehicle was traveling south bound in the 100 block of Elmwood Ave when it was struck by a black vehicle that was traveling west bound in the north alley of the 700 block of Howard St. The driver of the white vehicle lost control and crashed into the Clean Wash Laundry located in the 800 block of Howard St. The striking vehicle was described as a black Nissan. The Nissan fled the scene with heavy front end damage.
The driver of the white vehicle was a 60 year old female resident of Evanston. The driver was the sole occupant. She was not transported to the hospital as a result of the crash.
As of 10:30 a.m. the business remains closed while it is examined by a structural engineer. The business may reopen later today.
The Evanston Police Traffic Unit is investigating. If anyone has information about this hit and run crash please call the EPD Traffic Unit at 847-866-5064.