CHICAGO — Police are searching for a pickup truck after an elderly man was hit as he was crossing the street in South Chicago Saturday afternoon.

According to police, the incident happened around 1:55 p.m. as he was crossing 87th Street at the crosswalk of Commerical Avenue. While he was crossing, a dark-colored pickup truck struck the man.

Police said the man is facing life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash.

Police described the Ford pickup truck with possible silver-colored lower trim, having a ladder rack, chrome/silver-colored running boards, Bull Bars/grille guard (a heavy-duty black colored metal front grille protector) in the front of the vehicle, also having a large possible, white-colored circular sticker/emblem on the tailgate on the passenger side of the vehicle.

If seen, notify the police. This incident is actively being investigated.

Editors’s Note: A previous version of this story identified the person hit as a woman. WGN has since confirmed with Chicago police the victim was a man and this story has been updated.