Police: Chicago man stole semi-truck, hit cyclist

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man suspected of stealing a semi-truck and wounding a cyclist in a hit-and-run is being held on $500,000 bond.

According to a police statement, 31-year-old Jason Popko is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and failure to report an accident involving an injury.

The incident happened on Oct. 7 in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A 47-year-old man on a bike was struck and hospitalized.

His bond hearing was Saturday.

It was not immediately clear if Popko already had an attorney.

 

 

 

 

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