“Hit & run accidents” can occur for many different reasons. As well, they can involve many different parties, as seen in Chicago area accidents summarized on this site under the “Hit & Run” category.
Often, those drivers who leave the scene of the accident are impaired either by the consumption of alcohol or by drug usage.
On the evening of November 15, 2020 there was a Lombard accident in which a vehicle fatally struck a bicyclist. The driver then left the accident scene.