DuPage County pedestrian accidents

St. Charles Pedestrian Accident In A Crosswalk Leads To Fatality

A fatal St. Charles pedestrian accident occurred Friday (October 9, 2020) afternoon. This St. Charles pedestrian accident involved a pickup truck striking a woman in a wheelchair as she was in the crosswalk. The driver of the truck did not stop following the collision, i.e. this was a hit & run accident. This St. Charles …

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Naperville Fatal Pedestrian Crash That Occurred In Crosswalk

A Naperville fatal pedestrian crash occurred early Wednesday (June 10, 2020) evening. This Naperville fatal pedestrian crash led to the death of two pedestrians. At the time of the accident, the couple was walking in a crosswalk. This Naperville fatal pedestrian crash is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the June 11, 2020 …

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23-Month Old Child Fatally Struck By A Car In Lisle

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 …

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Fatal Lisle Pedestrian Accident On College Road South Of Maple Avenue

There was a fatal Lisle pedestrian accident Friday (July 26, 2019) night. This fatal Lisle pedestrian accident occurred on College Road, just to the south of Maple Avenue, at approximately 10:20 p.m. The pedestrian struck and killed has been identified only as a 62-year-old man. Details regarding the accident appear somewhat limited at this time. …

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Fatal Villa Park Pedestrian Accident On Roosevelt Road

There was a fatal Villa Park pedestrian accident early Saturday (August 25, 2018) morning. Details on this fatal Villa Park pedestrian accident are somewhat limited at this time.  The cause of the accident as well as its fault does not appear to be publicly disclosed at this time. According to the Villa Park Police Department, …

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Wheaton Pedestrian Safety Initiative To Lower Residential Speed Limits

Improved Wheaton pedestrian safety is a stated goal of a recently approved plan to lower the speed limit on most residential streets.  The new speed limit will be 25 mph, compared to the current 30 mph speed limit. Pedestrian safety continues to be a national concern, due to the ongoing high (from a historical perspective) …

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Characteristics And Trends Of Fatal Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents continue to be a substantial traffic safety issue.  As seen in many Chicago-area pedestrian accidents, these accidents often lead to those who have been hit by a vehicle to be critically injured.  In many cases these injuries have led to the death of the pedestrian. In the last few days there have been …

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The Potential Severity Of DuPage County Pedestrian Accidents

As seen in many DuPage County pedestrian accidents, when a person is hit by a car or other vehicle a broad range of pedestrian accident injuries can occur.  While these injuries vary in severity, many are serious in nature and often can be life-threatening.  As seen in the many DuPage County pedestrian accidents that have …

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Downers Grove Pedestrian Accident Causes Head And Leg Injuries

There was a pedestrian accident early Saturday (March 17, 2018) morning in Downers Grove.  The accident involved a car that hit a man as the man was walking across 63rd Street. As discussed on the “Injuries Resulting From DuPage County Pedestrian Accidents” page, there are a range of accident injuries that typically occur when a person …

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident Trends And DuPage County Injuries

Pedestrian accident trends continue to be problematical, both on a national as well as a local (Chicago area) basis. Many statistics show that pedestrian accidents, including fatal pedestrian accidents, are at high levels when viewed from a historical basis. On this site, various aspects of pedestrian accidents – including both medical and legal issues – …

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