Downers Grove, IL (November 24, 2019) – A man is in a coma after being involved in a serious hit-and-run early Thursday morning, November 21st. The victim, identified as Kyle Tobolic of Downers Grove, Illinois, was found outside a vehicle after being ejected at around 1 a.m near College Rd. The driver of the vehicle, Tyler Kroll, 26, fled the scene of the accident, leaving Tobolic in intense pain.
Kroll is accused of veering in and out of oncoming traffic, driving the car into a ditch, and leaving the scene of the accident. Kroll turned himself in to authorities on Friday, November 22nd. He is currently being held on a $500,000 bond.
Tobolic is reportedly still in critical condition. Local authorities are conducting an investigation into the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Hit-and-Runs in Chicago
Hit-and-run accidents are traumatic events that leave their victims in a state of disillusion. In just a few seconds, you have been struck by a driver who is speeding away from the scene of the crash, leaving you to deal with your sustained injuries. This is a crime in the state of Illinois.
Despite this, hit-and-run crashes happen at an alarming frequency. Drivers are often afraid of the repercussions of the accident, causing them to flee the scene. Negligent motors such as these deserve to be held accountable for their actions.
You don’t have to pursue lost compensation on your own after being injured by a negligent party. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we believe in providing top-quality legal representation to all our clients. Discuss your case with a trained Illinois auto accident lawyer by contacting our offices at (312) 425-0401.
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