Category Archives: Hit & Run

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.

Waukegan Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involving “Hit & Run”

There was a Waukegan fatal pedestrian accident that was a “hit & run.”  The pedestrian’s body was found in downtown Waukegan early Friday (October 12, 2018) morning.

Details on the accident appear limited at this time.  The cause of the accident does not appear to be publicly disclosed.

An excerpt from the October 12, 2018 Daily Herald article titled “Police investigating fatal hit-and-run in downtown Waukegan“:

Officers were called to the intersection of Washington and Genesee streets at 5:30 a.m. for a report of a person in the road, Waukegan Police said in a news release.

Police found a man in his 40s. He was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

This Waukegan fatal pedestrian accident remains under investigation.

An excerpt from the October 12, 2018 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Police launch hit-and-run investigation after man found dead in downtown Waukegan intersection“:

The police department’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the incident as a hit-and-run, and police are asking anyone with information to call the Waukegan Police Department’s tip line at 847-360-9001.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Waukegan fatal pedestrian accident which was a “hit & run” can be seen in the sources 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.

Arrest Made In Fatal Zion Accident Involving “Hit & Run”

A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal Zion accident that happened on October 21, 2017.  It was a “hit & run” in which a car struck two pedestrians, killing one of them.  That original accident was discussed in the “Fatal Zion Hit & Run Accident” post of October 23, 2017.

An excerpt from that post:

According to information provided by the Zion Police Department, the accident happened shortly before 1:00 a.m. on Green Bay Road, south of 9th Street.  The accident involved a silver or grey Chrysler Sebring that struck two men, killing one of them.  The other man was treated for his accident injuries at Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan and then released.

An excerpt regarding the arrest, from the March 20, 2018 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Zion police charge Wisconsin man in fatal Green Bay Road hit-and-run from October 2017“:

Zion police announced in a statement Tuesday that Dennis C. Russell Jr., 34, of Kenosha, Wis., was taken into custody at his residence on 75th Street in Kenosha on an outstanding warrant for failure to report an accident involving death and failure to report an accident involving personal injury, both of which are felonies.

Additional details and possible updates concerning the arrest and original Zion accident can be seen in the sources 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.

“Hit & Run” Accident In North Chicago Causes Severe Injuries To Man

There was a “hit & run” accident in which a man was hit by a vehicle Wednesday morning (December 13, 2017) in North Chicago.  The accident left a 47-year-old man in critical condition.

The accident happened at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the Lake County News-Sun article of December 14, 2017, titled “Electrician in serious condition after hit-and-run on Lovell Center campus“:

The electrical contractor was working on equipment at 9:15 a.m. at the intersection of Medal of Honor and Kryzowski drives near Building 5, according to a statement from the Lovell Center. The statement added that the intersection is on the east side of the hospital campus near the Green House homes for veterans.

The man was said to be severely injured and he was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of his accident injuries.

Those with information about this “hit & run accident” are being asked to contact the Lovell FHCC Police at 224-610-3703.

Additional details regarding this Lake County pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the abc7chicago.com article titled “Contractor injured in hit-and-run at North Chicago health center.”

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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 Zion Hit & Run Accident

There was a fatal hit & run pedestrian accident early Saturday morning (October 21, 2017) in Zion.

According to information provided by the Zion Police Department, the accident happened shortly before 1:00 a.m. on Green Bay Road, south of 9th Street.  The accident involved a silver or grey Chrysler Sebring that struck two men, killing one of them.  The other man was treated for his accident injuries at Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan and then released.

The driver has been described as a white male who was wearing a black t-shirt at the time of the crash.  The car had damage to the front-end.

Those with information concerning the vehicle or its driver are asked to call the Zion Police Department at 847-872-8000.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Lake County fatal hit & run accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 23, 2017 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Police seek help finding driver in fatal Zion hit-and-run” and the October 22 Kenosha News article titled “Kenosha teenager struck and killed by driver in Zion.”

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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.