Hit and Run

Yorkville police say two pedestrians were hit as a vehicle that was being towed fled.

Police say the vehicle was being lawfully towed from the 1200 block of Marketplace Drive on Wednesday when the driver allegedly drove off the tow chains. The driver then is alleged to have hit two pedestrians before fleeing the scene.

The vehicle was being towed to make way for snow removal at an apartment complex. It isn't known if the alleged driver is a resident at the apartment complex.

The two pedestrians were checked out by Bristol-Kendall Fire Department paramedics and refused further treatment.

The vehicle being towed was a Dodge Avenger.