Glenview, IL (June 3, 2020) – A five-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a car in Glenview on Tuesday, June 1st. The crash occurred at the 700 block of Waukegan Road at around 1 p.m. The boy was transported to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois for treatment.
The driver involved was uninjured in the crash and remained at the scene. Intoxication is not believed to have played a role in the accident. No charges have been filed at this time.
The crash is currently under investigation by the Glenview Police Department.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Crashes in Illinois
On average, a pedestrian is killed somewhere every 88 minutes. In 2017, nearly 16% of pedestrian fatalities involve pedestrian accidents. There were 139 pedestrians killed in Illinois in 2012.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another. It’s natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, a wrongful death lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients. Our Illinois wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind. Contact our offices today at (312) 425-0401 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly accident.
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