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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