Barrington Hills Pedestrian Accident At Dundee Road And Potter Lane

A Barrington Hills pedestrian accident has led to the death of a 28-year-old man. The accident occurred on Saturday (January 19, 2019) night.

Details on this Barrington Hills pedestrian accident appear to be somewhat limited at this time. The reason for the accident and the party at fault does not yet appear to be publicly disclosed.

An excerpt from the January 20, 2019 Chicago Tribune article titled “Pedestrian hit by car and killed in Barrington Hills late Saturday“:

At about 11:50 p.m. Barrington Hills emergency responders were called to the intersection of Dundee Road and Potter Lane for a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

Officers found a 28-year-old man who had been struck, according to the Barrington Hills Police Department. East Dundee Fire Department paramedics rushed the man to Sherman Hospital in Elgin, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The man’s identity had not been released Sunday morning.

The man who was hit by the car was later identified as Michael Buchholz, 28, of Carpentersville. He was walking his dog at the time of the accident.

An accident investigation will determine the cause of the crash and the factors involved.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Barrington Hills pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the January 21 Daily Herald article titled “Man dies after being hit by car in Barrington Hills.”


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