Illinois state trooper hurt in Kennedy hit-and-run crash

A state trooper was injured by a hit-and-run driver Sunday evening while driving on the Kennedy Expressway near the Loop.

The driver of a black SUV was going south near Monroe Street at 10:30 p.m. when the driver struck the trooper’s car and another moving vehicle, according to Illinois State Police.

The driver of the black SUV continued without stopping.

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The trooper was taken to a hospital with injuries and then released, state police said. No other injuries were reported.

State police asked witnesses of the crash to call state police at (847) 931-2405. Callers can remain anonymous.