On this site numerous Chicago area pedestrian accidents have been summarized. As seen in these accidents, there can be a range of accident injuries that occur when a person is hit by a car or other vehicle. These injuries can vary both in type and severity. Due to many factors, pedestrian accidents are often highly physically traumatic, and the injuries sustained can be life-threatening in nature. Further discussion of pedestrian accidents can be found on the “Chicago Pedestrian Accidents” page.
There was a pedestrian accident early Saturday (November 10, 2018) morning in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. The accident involved a vehicle driving onto a sidewalk and hitting three pedestrians, all of whom were injured and taken to hospitals.
An excerpt regarding the pedestrian accident, from the November 10, 2018 Chicago Tribune article titled “Car hits, injures 3 people on sidewalk along Milwaukee Avenue bar strip in Logan Square“:
The 20-year-old driver was fleeing from the scene of a car crash he’d just been in when he lost control of his car, jumped a curb and hit two men and a woman on a sidewalk around 1:50 a.m. in the 2300 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, police said.
Of the three injured pedestrians, a 33-year-old man was taken to Advocate Masonic Medical Center in serious condition, with an injured leg and foot.
A 27-year-old man was also taken to Advocate Masonic Medical Center in serious condition with unspecified injuries.
A 29-year-old woman was taken to Stroger Hospital for medical treatment of a bruised leg. She was released from the hospital.
The driver of the vehicle is in police custody.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Chicago pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the November 10 NBC Chicago article titled “Driver Strikes 3 Pedestrians While Attempting to Flee NW Side Car Crash.”
Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”
Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.
Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses. To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time. There is no fee for this consultation.