Hit and run investigated


(courtesy of Bloomington Police)

BLOOMINGTON – Authorities in Bloomington are investigating a hit-and-run accident which occurred Saturday.

Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and noticed an injured woman on the ground next to a black Mercedes-Benz. The driver of the second vehicle was found with serious injuries trapped inside. Witnesses reported two men next to the Mercedes-Benz walked away from the scene. The driver of the black Mercedes reportedly failed to stop and fled. The car had a temporary Illinois plate of 696T871.

The male and female victims were both transported to area hospitals for treatment. The investigation is ongoing by the Bloomington Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division. Anyone with information should contact Detective Matt Dick at 309-434-2475. If you wish to remain anonymous, call McLean County Crime Stoppers at 309-828-1111. If the call leads to the arrest and indictment of suspects you could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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