Northlake, IL (June 28, 2020) – On Thursday, June 25, a woman was fatally struck in a pedestrian accident in Northlake. The collision reportedly occurred at the one block of North Avenue at around 1:13 p.m. Authorities were called to the scene to render aid to the 50-year-old woman.
The victim sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead later that day at Gottlieb Hospital. The deceased party was later identified as Mitza Lewis. No further updates are available at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Mitza Lewis at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Illinois
Across Illinois, a total of 139 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in 2012. That year, 4,665 people were injured in pedestrian accidents. Of those injured, 890 suffered injuries categorized as “Type A” serious injuries.
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 lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss.
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