According to Chicago police, the incident happened at the corner of East 71st and South Martin Luther King Drive in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, shortly before 2:30 a.m.
Police have released surveillance images of a black four-door Jeep Renegade fleeing the scene.
According to police, it was believed to be heading east on 71st when the driver ran a red light and hit the man.
They also said the Jeep would suffer damage to the driver’s amber reflective panels.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Main Accident Investigation Unit at (312) 745-4521.
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