Teen arrested after crashing into pedestrians; man killed on birthday
Police arrested a driver suspected of hitting three pedestrians killing one of them.
Eugene Ratliff turned 32-years-old on Tuesday.
He and two other people were hit by a car as they stood on the corner Tuesday night near 83rd and South Blackstone on the South Side.
Ratliff died at the hospital.
A 31-year old woman is hospitalized in stable condition and another man has been released from the hospital.
The car jumped the curb and ran into the porch of a home nearby.
The homeowner says he looked outside after hearing three loud bumps.
Police say the 17-year-old driver was arrested after he tried running away from the scene.
No charges have been filed yet.