CHICAGO, IL - A pedestrian was rushed to the hospital following a hit-and-run crash in the Gold Coast neighborhood on Monday night.

According to WLS, the victim was crossing in the 100 block of East Chestnut Street near North Michigan Avenue at 6:40 p.m. when he was hit by an oncoming sedan. The driver then continued down the roadway, striking a number of unoccupied vehicles.

The pedestrian, an unidentified 40-year-old man, was rushed to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with critical, potentially life-threatening injuries. 

The driver of the sedan, who remains unidentified, has been apprehended and taken into custody. The specific charges she will potentially face are currently unclear and under investigation.

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