Chicago, IL (January 28, 2020) – A man was hit by multiple vehicles in Chicago on Sunday evening, January 26th. The collision occurred on the Kennedy Expressway (I-90) near the Adams Street overpass at around 11 p.m. The Illinois State Police reported that the man was hit by at least two vehicles, which both failed to stop at the scene.
The injured pedestrian, a 28-year-old male, was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. He is expected to survive the accident. The southbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway were closed due to police activity.
An investigation into the crash is currently being managed by ISP. More details will be released as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Crashes in Chicago
When pedestrians are involved in a crash with a motor vehicle, they are often left with severe injuries. In severe cases, these injuries can even be fatal. Many times, drivers will strike a pedestrian and flee the scene, committing a hit-and-run collision.
There were 3,130 reported pedestrian accidents in Chicago in 2009. Since then, pedestrian accidents have increased dramatically in the city. Injured parties may be able to pursue lost compensation for their injuries.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. can help you recover deserved compensation. We have an accomplished recording helping those unfairly injured in a car accident. Discuss your case with a qualified Chicago pedestrian injury lawyer by giving us a call at (312) 425-0401.
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