38-year-old Ignacio Ramirez is charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI after a crash that resulted in the death of a bicyclist.
The bicyclist, identified as 30 year old Fredrick Kobrick, was riding in the the bicycle lane when he was struck by Ramirez who allegedly fled the scene of the accident. Kobrick was rushed to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead later that morning. Ramirez was located and taken into custody a few blocks away from the accident.
Ramirez has also been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident and several traffic tickets, including failure to stop at a stop sign and driving without a license or insurance. His blood alcohol level was not made available.
Man charged with DUI in Pilsen hit-and-run of bicyclist, www.chicagotribune.com, August 24, 2011
Ingnacio Ramirez charged with DUI in Pilsen hit-and-run crash that killed cyclist, www.huffingtonpost.com, August 24, 2011