CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A Grand Boulevard man was charged after he allegedly left the scene of a fatal accident in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side Friday.
Wilson G. Jones, 27, of the 400 block of East Oakwood Boulevard was charged with a felony count of leaving the scene of an accident and cited for disobeying a red light and failure to reduce speed, according to Chicago Police.
About 1:50 p.m., Jones was driving west in a 2016 Ford cargo van on 33rd Street when he ran a red light at Indiana Avenue and collided with a 2014 Ford F-150 pickup truck, police said. Jones got out of the vehicle after the collision and left the area.
The 37-year-old driver of the pickup was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Jones was scheduled to appear in bond court Sunday.