A child was struck by a car Sunday (October 27, 2019) afternoon in Lisle. The child, 23 months old, was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital.
Details regarding the accident remain limited at this time. The accident remains under investigation.
This fatal accident in which the toddler was struck by a car is discussed in various media sources, including the October 29, 2019 Downers Grove Patch article titled “Toddler Fatally Hit By Car In Lisle Driveway.” An excerpt:
The toddler was in a private driveway in the 2200 block of Christian Lane when he was struck by a vehicle just after 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
Police said the vehicle was driven by a 40-year-old woman. Lisle-Woodridge Fire District responded to the scene and immediately took the boy to Edward Hospital before he was pronounced dead of his injuries.
Another excerpt concerning the investigation of this fatal accident, from the October 28 Daily Herald article titled “23-month-old boy struck, killed by vehicle in Lisle“:
No charges nor citations have been issued, police said, but their investigation is continuing.
The DuPage County MERIT Accident Reconstruction Team and the DuPage sheriff’s office provided investigative support.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this accident in which a child was struck by a car can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the sources mentioned above.
When a person is hit by a car, a broad range of serious accident injuries can occur. As seen in the DuPage County pedestrian accidents discussed on this site, many such accidents result in fatalities.
Further discussion of various aspects of pedestrian accidents, including legal and medical issues, can be found on the following pages:
Due to the serious nature of injuries, many which can be complex in nature, dealing with the various medical and legal issues in an appropriate nature is of great importance.