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 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Naperville crash: Man dies, woman critically hurt after being struck by pickup truck in Naperville crosswalk.”
A 64-year-old Naperville woman was driving a Toyota Tundra north on Wehrli Road about 6 p.m. when she turned left on Hobson Road and struck the pair in a crosswalk, Naperville police said in a statement.
The pedestrians, 77-year-old Liangchao Lin and 71-year-old Lee Lin, both died at hospitals after the crash, according to DuPage County Coroner Richard Jorgensen. They both lived in Naperville.
The accident investigation is being conducted by the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit. An accident reconstruction was a part of this investigation.
Those who may have witnessed the accident or otherwise have information concerning it are asked to contact the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at 630-420-8833.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Naperville fatal pedestrian crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.
While crosswalks are supposed to allow pedestrians to safely walk across the street, accidents can and do happen. There have been many accidents in the Chicago area in which a pedestrian is lawfully walking in a crosswalk and has been hit. Some of these accidents, like the Naperville fatal pedestrian crash summarized above, lead to fatal injuries.
For those that have been killed due to the negligent actions of others, appropriate parties can file a wrongful death lawsuit. These lawsuits are further discussed on the “Wrongful Death Lawsuits Stemming From DuPage County Accidents” page. As seen on that page, the Elman Joseph Law Group recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $975,000