A 57-year-old motorist has been charged in the fatal hit-and-run of a bicyclist in the Old Irving Park neighborhood on Wednesday.
Phil Pinkawa was charged with failure to report an accident involving the death of Nick Parlingayan, Chicago police said in a media notification. Pinkawa, of the 2900 block of North Troy Street, was expected in court on Saturday to confront the felony charge.
Parlingayan, 22, of Chicago, was at the minimum the third bicyclist fatality in 2022 when he was hit by a means in the 3800 block of North Milwaukee method in the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side around 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, law enforcement said.
Parlingayan was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in basic condition, officials said, and was distinct dead at 10:10 p.m.
It wasn’t closest clear how police connected Pinkawa to the crime.
Earlier, police said investigators were looking for a black Nissan that was likely a 2020 to 2022 form. The Nissan “should have front passenger bumper damage in addition as headlight damage,” police said.
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