Chicago, IL (February 21, 2020) – A woman who was injured after being struck by a car in Chicago on Valentine’s Day has recently died. The accident occurred on Friday, February 14th, at the 3800 block of West 111th Street at around 7:26 p.m. Lyndsey Lagestee, 25, of South Holland, Illinois was pronounced dead on Monday, February 17th.
Lagestee was near a parked vehicle on West 111th Street when she was hit by a Toyota driven by a 75-year-old woman. After the accident, Lagestee was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois in critical condition. The identity of the driver hasn’t been released at this time.
An investigation into the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Lyndsey Lagestee at this time.
Chicago Deadly Pedestrian Accidents
There are many benefits to walking around the city. Some people are just trying to enjoy a beautiful day, while others are attempting to lessen their carbon footprint. Sadly, many pedestrians lose their lives in deadly crashes.
There were over 7,000 pedestrian and cyclist accidents in Chicago in 2016. More than 100 people were killed in these collisions. Surviving family members can potentially hold a reckless driver accountable by contacting a qualified Illinois wrongful death attorney.
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