Hit & Run Accident In Highland Park, Illinois

There was a hit & run accident on May 2 in Highland Park, Illinois.  The accident happened at Sheridan Road and Elm Place at approximately 9:05 p.m.

The accident happened as a pedestrian was walking in a crosswalk.

The pedestrian struck was a 77-year-old woman from Chicago, who was visiting relatives.

The car involved was later identified via car parts that were left at the accident scene;  the car was located at a Northbrook auto repair shop on Friday morning.

A 73-year-old Northbrook woman, Lynne Davis, has been charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and leaving the scene of an accident.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the May 6 Highland Park News article titled “Northbrook woman, 73, charged in Highland Park hit-and-run” as well as the Highland Park & Deerfield TribLocal article of May 7 titled “Motorist, 73, charged with hit-and-run after pedestrian, 77, struck in Highland Park.”

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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.”

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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.