CHICAGO — Chicago police are searching for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash on the city’s South Side, the department announced Thursday.

According to police, a northbound white Chevy SUV struck a male pushing a 56-year-old man in a wheelchair in the 9400 block of S. Ashland Ave., around 6:20 p.m., in the city’s Brainerd neighborhood.

The man pushing the wheelchair was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 56-year-old male was transported to Christ Hospital in serious condition.

CPD’s Major Accidents Unit is investigating.

No suspects are in custody. Anyone with information may leave an anonymous tip at