Chicago, IL (March 8, 2020) – On Saturday, March 7th, in Humboldt Park, a 3-year-old girl and a woman were struck by a car. The accident took place at the corner of Pulaski Road and Grand Avenue at around 4:45 p.m. The two victims were reportedly crossing at the intersection when a Toyota hit them while making a turn onto Pulaski Road from Grand Avenue.
Both injured parties were transported to Stroger Hospital. The 27-year-old woman was listed to be in good condition, and the girl was cited to be in fair condition. The 18-year-old man driving the Toyota was cited for multiple charges, including driving without a valid license and failing to due care with a pedestrian on the road.
No further information on the crash has been provided. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Crashes in Chicago
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable road users. Many drivers fail to notice pedestrians on the road, even when using designated crosswalks. Pedestrians are at a serious disadvantage when involved in a crash with a motor vehicle.
A majority of pedestrian accidents in Illinois take place in Chicago, the state’s largest urban center. There were 139 pedestrians reportedly killed in crashes in the city in 2012. In some cases, injured parties can pursue lost compensation with the help of a qualified Chicago pedestrian injury attorney.
The legal team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help secure your right to compensation. We can ensure that your legal rights are protected after being unfairly injured by a reckless driver. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to see what we can do.
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