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Fatal Lindenhurst Pedestrian Accident On Route 45

There was a fatal Lindenhurst pedestrian accident Sunday (October 18, 2018) night.  The pedestrian, who was hit by a SUV, died at the accident scene.

Details regarding the accident appear to be somewhat limited at this time.

According to the Lindenhurst Police Department, this fatal Lindenhurst pedestrian accident happened as a pedestrian was attempting to cross Route 45 south of Sand Lake Road at approximately 5:25 p.m.  At that time, she was hit by a 2011 Nissan Rogue that was southbound on Route 45 at the time of the collision.  The pedestrian was later identified as Victoria Sowka, 61, of Lindenhurst.

The Nissan Rogue was being driven by a 38-year-old man.

An excerpt concerning this fatal Lindenhurst pedestrian accident, from the November 19 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Woman crossing Route 45 struck and killed in Lindenhurst“:

The Major Crash Assistance Team and the Lake County Coroner’s Office are assisting in the Lindenhurst police investigation. Police are asking that anyone with information on the incident call 847-356-5400.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Lindenhurst pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the November 19 Grayslake Patch article titled “Pedestrian Dies in Lindenhurst Collision.”

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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) is a law firm that 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 immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Buffalo Grove Traffic Crash On Milwaukee Avenue Injures Four People

There was a serious Buffalo Grove traffic crash early Wednesday (November 7, 2018) evening.  Four people were injured during this Buffalo Grove traffic crash, which involved two vehicles colliding on Milwaukee Avenue.

This Buffalo Grove traffic crash happened at 5:02 p.m. on Milwaukee Avenue at Prague Avenue, which is just north of Lake Cook Road.

The cause of the collision has yet to be publicly disclosed.  However, as seen in an accident scene photo, the crash involved both vehicles being involved in a front collision that could have been a “head-on collision.”  The vehicles involved appear to be a SUV and pickup truck.

As a result of the collision, two people were trapped in vehicles, and had to be extricated.

The accident investigation continues.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Buffalo Grove traffic crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the November 8, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “2 trapped in vehicles after crash in Buffalo Grove” as well as the November 7 Daily Herald articel (with accident scene photo) titled “4 hospitalized after serious crash in Buffalo Grove.”

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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) is a law firm that 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 immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Fremont Township Car Accident Leads To Various Injuries

There was a Fremont Township car accident that occurred on November 1, 2018.  This Fremont Township crash resulted in multiple injuries, including people being both seriously and critically injured.

The crash happened at approximately 6:00 p.m., at Route 60/83 and Circle Drive South.

An excerpt regarding this Fremont Township car accident, from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office media release of November 2, 2018 titled “Critical Fremont Township Traffic Crash“:

Preliminary investigation shows a 2000 Ford Van driven by a 53-year-old male of Harwood Heights was attempting to make a left turn from Circle Drive onto southbound Route 60/83. The man made the left turn in front of a northbound 2010 Land Rover SUV, driven by a 35-year-old female of Mundelein. The front of the Land Rover struck the driver’s side of the Ford.

The driver of the Ford was critically injured and taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center. A 7-year-old female passenger and a 6-year-old female passenger in the Land Rover were also hurt and taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Fremont Township car accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.

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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) is a law firm that 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 immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Libertyville Pedestrian Accident In Which Car Hit 10-Year-Old Boy

There was a Libertyville pedestrian accident that was a “hit & run” Wednesday (Halloween) night.  This accident involved a car hitting a 10-year-old boy.

According to police, this Libertyville pedestrian accident occurred shortly after 6:00 p.m. in the 200 block of Pond Ridge Road.  At that time, a speeding car jumped a curb, struck a mailbox, and then hit the boy.  The driver then fled the accident scene.

The boy was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center for medical treatment.

The driver of the car has yet to be apprehended.  An excerpt from the November 1, 2018 Daily Herald article titled “Hit-and-run driver strikes trick-or-treater in Libertyville“:

Police are seeking help locating the vehicle and its driver. The vehicle was described as gray Nissan or Lexus four-door sedan with tinted windows. The vehicle was damaged on the front passenger’s sided.

Those with information concerning this accident are asked to call (847) 362-8310.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Libertyville pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the November 1 Chicago Tribune article titled “Injured trick-or-treater released from hospital after Libertyville hit-and-run.”

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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) is a law firm that 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 immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Fatal Round Lake Beach Pedestrian Accident On Route 83

There was a fatal Round Lake Beach pedestrian accident Monday (October 22, 2018) evening.  The accident happened on Route 83 near Monaville Road.

This fatal Round Lake Beach pedestrian accident happened as a man walking a bicycle and carrying groceries was attempting to cross Route 83  heading east.  Shortly before 7:00 p.m. he was struck by a southbound car.  The car was driven by a 26-year-old woman from Lindenhurst who was driving a Ford Taurus.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead after being taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.  He was identified as Francisco Suarez Lopez, 67, of Round Lake Beach. According to preliminary autopsy results, the Lake County Coroner’s Office says he died from blunt force injuries caused by blunt force trauma.

An excerpt regarding the crash and the accident investigation, from the October 24, 2018 Grayslake Patch article titled “Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Round Lake Beach Identified“:

Round Lake Beach Police Department and the coroner’s office are continuing to investigate his death, no citations had been issued as of Tuesday pending further investigation by the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Round Lake Beach pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the October 24 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Pedestrian identified after fatal crash in Round Lake Beach.”

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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) is a law firm that 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 immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.