“Hit & Run” accidents continue to be a traffic safety problem in the Chicago metropolitan area. On this site, accidents in which a driver flees the scene of an accident are summarized in the “Hit & Run” category. While there are many reasons as to why a driver may chose to leave the accident scene, one of the main reasons is that the driver does not want to be held accountable for the consequences resulting from the accident. In many instances the driver who flees the accident scene is at fault for the accident. The driver may be impaired by either alcohol and/or drug use.
A man was killed in a “hit & run” accident Friday (July 20, 2018) night in Des Plaines. The accident involved a man being hit by a car.