Deerfield, IL (February 8, 2020) – A hit-and-run accident in suburban Deerfield, Illinois left one person seriously injured on Friday night, February 7th. The accident took place at the corner of Deerfield Road and Beverly Place at around 7:10 p.m. Authorities who responded to the scene found the injured party lying unconscious on the road.
Initial reports revealed that the victim was struck by a westbound vehicle on Deerfield Road. The victim was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois. Their current condition isn’t known at this time.
Local authorities are conducting an investigation into the crash. More information will be released as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Hit-&-Run Crashes in Illinois
A hit-and-run crash is almost guaranteed to be a traumatic experience. Most hit-and-run collisions involve pedestrians who are struck by negligent drivers. Leaving the scene of a crash without providing aid and exchanging insurance information is against the law in Illinois.
11 percent of all police-reported collisions are hit-and-runs. 65 percent of those killed in hit-and-run crashes are pedestrians. Injured parties should consult with an Illinois pedestrian injury lawyer to discuss their options for legal compensation.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to fight for your case. We will fight for all possible legal avenues for compensation after being injured in a hit-and-run. Contact our offices at 312-386-7683 to discuss your case.
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