Hanover Park, IL (March 28, 2020) – On Tuesday, March 24th, a man was killed in a pedestrian crash in Hanover Park, Illinois. Authorities reported that the crash occurred at the intersection of East Avenue and Irving Park Road (IL-19) at around 11:20 p.m. Authorities responded to the scene to render aid to those involved.
Chetankumar Patel, 46, of Streamwood, Illinois was pronounced dead at around 11:50 p.m. At this time, the cause of the crash is currently unknown. No other details have been made public at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Chetankumar Patel at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Crashes in Illinois
When a pedestrian is involved in an accident with a motor vehicle, they’re at risk of suffering serious injuries. There are an estimated 140 pedestrian fatalities reported each year across Illinois. A majority of these take place in Cook County.
Losing a loved one is a devastating event. When the crash is due to the negligence of another driver, it’s made even more upsetting. Surviving family members should consult with a qualified Illinois wrongful death attorney to pursue lost compensation.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we understand that you are likely overwhelmed after the loss of a loved one. We’re here to help you make sure that you get the compensation you deserve. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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