Des Plaines Police Department put out an alert to Arlington Heights police and Mount Prospect police officers about 4:30 a.m. after a hit-and-run personal injury accident occurred with the offender fleeing in the crash vehicle toward Arlington Heights and Mount Prospect.
The accident occurred at Dempster and Elmhurst Road just before 4:30 a.m. The fleeing vehicle was described as a red and black car with front-end damage. The car was possibly a Saturn coupe. The fleeing car could also have white paint transfer, and was last seen heading westbound on Dempster, just before 4:30 a.m.