DuPage County hit & run

Crashes Involving Drivers Who Leave The Scene Of The Accident

Drivers choose to leave the scene of an accident for various reasons.  Often, the driver is intoxicated by drugs and/or alcohol, and doesn’t want to face the blame and associated consequences of driving while impaired.  These “hit & run” accidents occur in many instances. There was a Lisle accident allegedly involving a driver who chose …

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Leaving The Scene Of An Accident After A Downers Grove Fatal Crash

Leaving the scene of an accident occurs for various reasons.  Often, the driver is intoxicated or otherwise impaired, and doesn’t want to face the consequences associated with driving while impaired.  If the accident has caused injuries and/or death, leaving the scene of an accident – often referred to as a “hit & run” – occurs …

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Car “Sideswiped” During Crash On Plainfield Road In Burr Ridge

There was a “hit & run” car accident Saturday (January 20, 2018) in Burr Ridge.  The crash began when one car “sideswiped” another car. The January 22, 2018 Burr Ridge Patch article (“Woman Injured In Sideswipe Crash On Plainfield Road“) discusses the accident. An excerpt: A 45-year-old woman who was driving on Plainfield Road in …

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Fatal “Hit & Run” Route 83 Accident Near Willowbrook

There was a fatal “hit & run” collision late Wednesday night (May 17, 2017) in unincorporated Willowbrook. According to information provided by the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, the collision involved a silver Nissan and another car.  The silver Nissan was heading southbound on Route 83 just before midnight when another vehicle – possibly an older …

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Hit & Run Pedestrian Accident In Lisle Seriously Injures Man

There was a “hit & run” pedestrian accident Wednesday evening (March 2, 2017) in Lisle.  The accident involved a 62-year-old man was struck by two vehicles. According to Lisle Police, police responded to the accident scene at 6:08 p.m.  The accident scene was in the 1000 block of Maple Avenue. The 62-year-old man was found …

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Early-Morning Hit & Run Crash In Naperville Injures Driver

Those accidents in which drivers flee the accident scene (i.e. “Hit & Run” accidents) continue to occur in significant numbers throughout the Chicago area.  While there are many reasons that drivers may elect to flee the scene of the accident, one reason is that the driver may fear the repercussions of their actions if they …

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