Schiller Park, IL (February 26, 2020) – Local authorities in Schiller Park, Illinois responded to the scene of a deadly pedestrian accident. The crash occurred on Tuesday, February 25th, early in the morning. Initial reports revealed that the woman was struck on Irving Park Road, near 25th Avenue to Old River Road.
Local sources reported at 11:17 a.m. that the woman was hit once and then again by another vehicle. The second vehicle, believed to be a semi-truck, fled the scene. The first driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
The Chicago Police Department is conducting an investigation into the accident at this time.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Chicago Pedestrian Accidents
The nature of pedestrian accidents lends to severe injuries. Even at low speed,s pedestrians risk being severely injured. These accidents often result in life-threatening injuries.
There were 4,930 pedestrian accidents reported in Chicago in 2012. Of these collisions, 4,665 suffered injuries, and 139 parties were killed. Injured pedestrians should partner with an accomplished Chicago pedestrian injury lawyer to pursue a personal injury claim.
You should never discount the severity of your injuries after being struck by a reckless driver. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. has the resources to maximize your potential compensation. Contact our offices at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case today.
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