Chicago man injured in SEMO hit-and-run crash

Chicago man injured in SEMO hit-and-run crash

NEW MADRID CO., MO (KAIT) - - A Chicago man was seriously injured Friday night in a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 55 in New Madrid County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, 46-year-old Lenard Williams was lying on the shoulder of I-55 southbound around 11:35 p.m. working on his vehicle when he was hit by another car.

The vehicle that hit Williams left the scene without stopping.

Williams was flown by Air Medical to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis with unknown but serious injuries.

There was not a good description of the vehicle that hit Williams.

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