Danville, IL (July 8, 2020) – On Saturday, July 4, a pedestrian was fatally struck in Danville. The driver responsible for the collision fled the scene. A 26-year-old man was hit near the intersection of US-150 and County Road 1300 East (Henning Road) at around 2 a.m.
Tyler Rodriguez was reportedly crossing the highway when he was struck by a driver who fled the scene of the crash. Rodriguez sustained fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. It is believed that the vehicle involved in the crash was a silver Sedan.
Illinois State Police is currently investigating the crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Tyler Rodriguez at this time.
Fatal Hit-&-Run Accidents in Illinois
A hit-and-run crash happens somewhere across the country every 43 seconds. Hit-and-run fatalities have reached an all-time high in recent years. In 2016, there were 2,049 hit-and-run fatalities reported nationwide.
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 an Illinois wrongful death lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, a 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 Danville deadly car accident.
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