Lisle, IL (September 29, 2020) – A Naperville man suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle in Lisle Township on Friday, September 25.
The collision reportedly occurred near the intersection of Plank Road and Naper Boulevard at around 3:26 p.m. that afternoon. Local authorities reported that a 2008 silver Volkswagen Rabbit driven by a 23-year-old man from Naperville struck a 28-year-old Naperville man who was in the roadway. The deceased victim was reportedly changing his tire on the roadway when he was hit.
The injured pedestrian was transported to Edward Hospital for the treatment of life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving. Multiple emergency units were called to the scene in order to render aid and investigate the accident.
No further information on this deadly pedestrian accident has been provided. An ongoing investigation into the collision is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Illinois
Pedestrian fatalities are rising dramatically across the United States as other types of vehicle fatalities are on the decline. In 2017, there were 5,977 pedestrians killed in collisions across the United States, an average of one death every 88 minutes. More than 137,000 pedestrians were treated for injuries in emergency rooms that year. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were 139 pedestrians killed across the state in 2012.
Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for surviving family members who are left to pick up the pieces. It is only natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, an Illinois 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 after they have suffered the loss of a dear family member. Our Illinois wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind while making sure that the at-fault party is held responsible. Contact our offices today at 877-930-2551 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly Illinois pedestrian accident.
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