Schiller Park, IL (January 31, 2020) – A woman was fatally struck by a car in Schiller Park, Illinois on Sunday, January 26th. The crash occurred at the 4200 block of Mannheim Road at around 9:45 p.m. Desiree Jordan, 58, was hit by a 54-year-old man driving a 2018 BMW X2.
Jordan was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics.
The identity of the driver hasn’t been released at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being handled by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our condolences to the family of Desiree Jordan at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Crashes in Illinois
Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable when traveling the roads of Illinois. Lacking the protections afforded to vehicle passengers, pedestrians often suffer severe injuries in the event of a crash. Sadly, many pedestrians are killed in car accidents across the state.
In 2012, 139 people were killed in pedestrian crashes in Illinois. There are thousands of auto-pedestrian accidents reported each year in the state. In some cases, surviving family members may be able to pursue deserved compensation with the help of an Illinois pedestrian crash attorney.
Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you after the loss of a loved one. We understand that no amount of compensation will ever bring back a beloved family member. Discuss your case today by giving us a call at (312) 425-0401.
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