There was a fatal pedestrian accident Tuesday afternoon (March 5, 2019) in Chicago’s Gage Park neighborhood. This fatal Gage Park pedestrian accident involved a semi truck hitting a 14-year-old boy.
An excerpt regarding the fatal Gage Park pedestrian accident, from the March 6, 2019 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Boy, 14, dies after being struck by semi in Gage Park hit-and-run: Police“:
At 3:48 p.m., the semitrailer was westbound on 51st Street when the driver turned north onto Western Avenue and struck the boy, according to Chicago police and Chicago Fire Media Affairs.
Anthony Macedo was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was initially listed in critical condition and later pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’ office said.
The semi driver, who initially left the accident scene, was cited for failure to yield and for driving an uninsured vehicle.
This fatal Gage Park pedestrian accident is under investigation by the Chicago Police Department Major Accident Investigation Unit.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the March 5 WBBM Newsradio article titled “Teen Pedestrian Killed By Semi Truck: Police.”
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