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 is struck by a vehicle. These injuries vary in severity but typically are serious in nature. In this case, the man who was struck suffered head injuries and leg injuries.
The man was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.
An excerpt regarding the crash, from the Downers Grove Patch article of March 18, 2018 titled “Pedestrian Hit By Car In Downers Grove: Police“:
Traffic was reduced to one lane for more than three hours as police and the DuPage County Felony Investigative Assistance Team (FIAT) worked to clean up the area and reconstruct the accident. FIAT often assists with accidents that involve serious or fatal injuries.
Additional details and possible updates concerning DuPage County pedestrian accidents and the associated injuries can be seen in the sources mentioned above.