Chicago, IL (January 30, 2020) – Cassandra Holmes, the sister of Chicago community activist Andrew Holmes, was injured in a hit-and-run collision on Wednesday, January 29th. The site of the crash was located near the intersection of 74th Street and South King Drive. Initial reports revealed that Holmes and her brother were on her way to a doctor’s appointment when she was struck by a pickup truck at the 7400 block of South King Drive.
The truck fled the scene of the accident. Holmes was transported to Jackson Park Hospital for treatment following the crash. She and her brother both suffered two fractures but are believed to be in stable condition.
An investigation into the accident is currently in progress. More updates will be provided as it continues.
Our thoughts are with Cassandra Holmes and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Hit-&-Run Accidents in Chicago
Drivers who commit a hit-and-run are breaking the law. Not only that, but they’re possibly leaving an injured victim unable to receive the care they need. Far too many hit-and-runs result in fatalities.
Around 41 percent of all fatal pedestrian crashes in Chicago involve hit-and-runs. Each year in the United States, there are an estimated 682,000 reported hit-and-run collisions. Injured victims often feel as though they lack legal recourse for their injuries.
Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. will pursue all possible avenues for recovery. Our Illinois car crash lawyers to make sure that you recover the compensation you deserve. Contact our law offices at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case.
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