Driver arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Brighton Park

Police arrested the driver suspected in a deadly hit-and-run in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

It happened in the 4500 block of south Archer Avenue Thursday night.

Police say Ida Quintanilla, 58, woman was hit by a dark colored SUV, which fled the scene.

The woman was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police used a license plate number given by a witness to track down the suspected driver.

So far no charges have been filed.

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6 comments

  • Mike

    pedestrians have been killed at archer and homan. investigate how many since traffic lights were installed and how many before. was safer without traffic lights

  • Me

    Wow! Ignorance and lack of education to the comments posted prior. There is not one race that doesn’t get killed or one neighborhood that doesn’t have crime…

    Since when is it okay to hit a human head on, drag them, speed off and not look back? May the piece of shit get life in jail. Hopefully he didn’t breed as they too will be acholics and be mentally fucked up in the head. How is it possible to not confess to manslaughter like this or stop when you know you hit someone?? “Ida you were such a beautiful soul, thank you for everything you did to be there” You will forever be missed, loved, and talked about …..


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