Zion, IL (December 8, 2019) – A woman was critically injured following a hit-and-run collision in Zion, Illinois. The accident occurred on Friday, December 6th, near the 2200 block of Elisha Avenue. Authorities responded to the scene to render aid to the injured woman.
The victim’s identity has not yet been revealed. The driver who struck her fled the scene of the crash. Authorities believe the vehicle involved was a gray sedan with a Wisconsin license plate.
Local law enforcement is seeking relevant information concerning the identity of the at-fault. An investigation into the crash is being conducted at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Hit & Run Crashes in Illinois
Few things are as traumatic as being involved in a hit-and-run collision. Car accidents are terrible enough, but when a driver flees the scene, victims are often devastated. These reckless motorists are endangering lives by failing to provide assistance to the injured party.
Hit-and-run crashes are far too common in Illinois. It is estimated that 11 percent of all reported crashes are hit-and-runs. Those injured by a reckless driver can contact an Illinois car crash lawyer to pursue deserved compensation.
Victims often feel as if they have little recourse after a hit-and-run crash. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can help you pursue all possible avenues to recover after being injured in a crash. Contact our law offices at (312) 425-0401 if you have been unfairly injured in a car accident.
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