Rockford, IL (April 5, 2020) – An overnight crash in Rockford, Illinois on Wednesday, April 1st, left one pedestrian injured. The accident occurred on Alida Street near the intersection of Halsted Road. According to officials, the driver fled the scene of the crash.
Officials found the victim lying on the roadway with visible injuries. At this time, the severity of the resulting injuries isn’t known. Officials from the Rockford Police Department were called to the scene to render aid to those injured in the accident.
The cause of the collision is currently unknown and law enforcement officials are still investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois Hit-&-Run Accidents
Hit-and-runs are becoming more and more frequent with each passing year. Deadly hit-and-run accidents hit an all-time high in 2016, with 2,049 reported fatalities that year. There are an estimated 737,100 reported hit-and-runs each year.
Being injured in a hit-and-run can be extremely traumatic. These crashes overwhelmingly impact pedestrians who risk suffering life-threatening injuries. Injured parties should consult with an Illinois hit-and-run attorney to discuss possible options for compensation.
Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to make sure that you recover the compensation you deserve. We will fight for your case and help investigate your case. Call us today at (312) 425-0401 to see how we can help.
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