Zion “Hit & Run” Pedestrian Crash Critically Injures Woman

A Zion “hit & run” occurred Saturday (December 7, 2019) morning. This Zion “hit & run” cricitally injured a 63-year-old woman.

Details on this Zion “hit & run” appear to be limited at this time. The details surrounding the crash do not appear to be publicly disclosed at this time.

According to Zion Police, the crash happened Saturday morning. Police were called to the area of the 2200 block of Elisha Avenue after a sedan hit and dragged a woman. The sedan then left the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Zion “hit & run” can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the December 8, 2019 Chicago Tribune article titled “Zion woman in critical condition after hit-and-run” as well as the December 7 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “63-year-old woman seriously injured after being struck by hit-and-run driver in Zion.” [Updated information is seen in the December 15, 2019 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “63-year-old grandmother dies after being run over, dragged in her own driveway by hit-and-run driver in Zion.” As seen in that article, the decedent was identified as Nancy Ezell, 63, of Zion. Among her injuries were head injuries.]

As seen in many Lake County pedestrian accidents, when a person is hit by a vehicle a broad range of injuries can result. Some of the most common injuries are to the legs, knees, torso area, and head. Other injuries can include bruises and soft tissue damage.

Pedestrian accidents are further discussed on the “Lake County Pedestrian Accidents” page. Those that have resulted in fatalities are discussed on the “Fatal Pedestrian Accidents That Occur In Lake County” page. On these pages, various aspects of pedestrian accidents are discussed. As seen on those pages, it has been common for pedestrian accidents in Lake County to result in serious if not fatal injuries. Should you be hit by a vehicle, there are various steps that should be immediately taken, even if you don’t think you have been seriously injured. These steps, as discussed on the pages, will help to safeguard your health as well as address legal issues, such as the ability to possibly collect injury compensation.

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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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