Wife is accused of killing her husband by trapping him on the roof of an SUV while on Dan Ryan

According to court documents, a wife was charged with reckless homicide

After allegedly running over her husband who was trapped on their SUV's roof while she was driving on the Dan Ryan.

Prosecutors say Haihua Cheng, 27, and her husband John Gutierrez, 31, pulled into a Chinatown parking lot on Sunday afternoon.

Gutierrez then exited the vehicle to pay a parking metre.

According to the documents Cheng then took the wheel and began driving away while her husband attempted to get back in.

He grabbed the door and climbed onto the roof of their Nissan Rogue, holding on to the cargo rails.