Man charged in deadly Elmhurst hit-and-run of 79-year-old

Police have arrested a 19-year-old in connection to the fatal hit-and-run of an elderly woman in Elmhurst Sunday afternoon.

David Rojas, 19, has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, said cops.

He allegedly struck 79-year-old Cui Ju Yu as she was crossing Junction Boulevard at 50th Avenue around 3 p.m. yesterday, then fled in his vehicle.

The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition. She reportedly passed away this morning.



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