HAMMOND INDIANA MARCH 23rd, 2021 A woman fled from the scene after striking Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott's vehicle on Michigan Street near the border of Hammond and East Chicago. Mayor McDermott stated that he noticed a car behind him speeding between 50 to 60 mph. The driver of the vehicle nearly rear-ended his vehicle at a stop sign and then tried to make an unsafe lane change.

The driver, later identified as Kyra Ann George, 24, of Hammond pulled up next to to the mayor at a stop...