DuPage County pedestrian accidents

Use Of Electronic Communication Device Cited In Fatal Accident

A fatal November 21, 2017 accident in Naperville in which a man was struck by a car is discussed in the post titled “Man Struck By Car In Naperville Dies Following Accident.” Additional details regarding the accident have become available. This additional information is seen in various media sources, including the February 23, 2018 Positively …

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Man Struck By Two Trucks On I-294 Near Burr Ridge

A man was struck by two trucks Wednesday (January 31, 2018) morning on northbound I-294 near Burr Ridge.  The pedestrian accident left the man with life-threatening injuries. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident occurred at 9:59 a.m., at mile post 23.5. The accident happened after a man driving a pickup truck northbound lost …

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Crosswalks And Safety Concerns Posed By Their Usage

As previously discussed on this site, pedestrian accidents involving people who are walking in crosswalks at the time of the collision happen on a regular basis in the Chicago area.  As such, one question that has arisen is whether crosswalks offer a “false sense of security” for pedestrians and others, like joggers and bicyclists. This …

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Pedestrian Accident In Downers Grove Seriously Injures Man

There was a pedestrian accident early Thursday morning (October 26, 2017) in Downers Grove. Details on the accident appear to be limited at this time.  It is under investigation as to why the accident occurred. According to information provided by the Village of Downers Grove, in an October 26, 2017 media release titled “Police Investigate …

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Woman Dies Following Lisle Pedestrian Accident On Maple Avenue

There was a fatal pedestrian accident Friday evening (September 22, 2017) in Lisle.  The accident involved a woman being struck by a car. According to information provided by Lisle Police, police were called to the accident scene at 8:23 p.m.  The accident scene was at Maple Avenue and Benedictine Parkway. An excerpt from the Chicago …

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Fatal Pedestrian Accident On Route 59 In Warrenville

There was a fatal pedestrian accident Tuesday evening (February 15, 2017) in Warrenville. According to Warrenville Police, the fatal collision occurred at approximately 6:23 p.m., as a person – described at this time only as an adult – was struck by a northbound vehicle on Illinois Route 59 near the Meadow Lane intersection. An excerpt …

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Naperville Pedestrian Accident At Route 59 And Brookdale

When a vehicle strikes a person (i.e. a pedestrian accident happens) serious – and possibly life-threatening – injuries often occur.  These accident injuries can vary widely, depending upon various characteristics of the crash.  Various aspects of such pedestrian accidents – including those that have occurred in DuPage County – are further discussed on the “DuPage …

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Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) In Chicago-Area Pedestrian Accidents

In the November 1, 2016 post (“Jeep Strikes Pedestrian In Naperville Following Loss Of Control“) a Naperville pedestrian accident was summarized.  In that accident, the pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a Jeep whose driver apparently lost control of her vehicle. The pedestrian, later identified as Melanie J. Setterbo, of Joliet, suffered what …

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