A man who police said fell from the hood of a moving vehicle while attempting to retrieve stolen marijuana is now hospitalized in critical condition.
John C. Kurchina, 22, of the 8400 block of Illinois Route 120 in Woodstock, who left with the pot, according to police, was charged with theft. The woman who police said was driving the car, Hanna M. Schacht, 21, of the 13800 block of Sunset Ridge in Woodstock, was also charged with failure to report an accident with injuries.
The injured man at first tried to open the car door and then jumped on the roof but was thrown off when Schacht drove off, officials said.
Police had received a tip at 10:10 p.m. about a possible hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian on the 600 block of Lawndale Avenue. When they arrived, police said they found the victim lying unconscious in the road.