Struck By Vehicle
About 9:06 p.m., the 62-year-old was in the 4300 block of South Halsted Street when he “possibly tripped off the sidewalk” and was hit by a CTA bus traveling north, said police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines.
Two women, ages 43 and 49, were crossing the street about 2:40 a.m. on May 10 when a southbound minivan hit them in the 8900 block of South Stony Island Avenue, Chicago Police said. Both were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where the 43-year-old woman died at 5:57 a.m. on Saturday
About 7:49 p.m., Robert Kirn was riding his bicycle on Route 394 near East Sauk Trail Road in Chicago Heights when he attempted to cross both north and southbound traffic, Illinois State Police said.
George R. Evans, 23, is charged with one felony count of reckless homicide with a motor vehicle for the crash in the 8700 block of South Lafayette Avenue, police said.
Erick Ochoa, 24, has been charged with a felony count of aggravated DUI involving a death, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He was also cited for driving on a suspended license and failing to stop at a stop sign.
Police said the woman was trying to cross Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street around 10 p.m. Sunday, when a Volkswagen Passat speeding off the southbound ramp of the Dan Ryan Expressway smashed into her.
The 39-year-old was crossing the street in the 1800 block of West Van Buren Street about 9:50 a.m. when he was struck by a black vehicle, causing him to drop his cell phone, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. A male got out of the vehicle and took the cell phone, then stabbed the victim in the elbow.
A west suburban man has been charged with intentionally hitting two men with his vehicle early Monday in the Belmont Heights neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The victim, a 26-year-old man, was in the 700 block of North York Road about 3:30 a.m. when the semi struck him, according to Elmhurst police. He remains in critical condition.
Chicago Police ran over an epileptic man with their squad car and left him underneath the vehicle as he had a seizure, calling for backup instead of helping him first, a newly filed federal lawsuit claims.
The family of a man from India who was fatally struck by a truck last summer while visiting south suburban Tinley Park has filed a lawsuit against the 23-year-old who allegedly fled the scene after the crash.
About 8 p.m., the on-duty officer was hit by a vehicle in the 1200 block of South Wabash Avenue, police said.
About 10 p.m., Delores Williams was walking near the intersection of Touhy Avenue and Wolf Road when a vehicle struck her, Des Plaines police said.
The person, whose age and gender were not immediately known, was hit by a vehicle about 8:15 p.m. in the 300 block of West Touhy Avenue, according to Park Ridge police.
New Lenox police said the boy, from nearby Manhattan, was crossing U.S. Route 30 outside Lincoln-Way Central High School a few minutes after 10 a.m., when he ended up in the path of a semi.
About 7 p.m., the boy was walking in the 1400 block of West 79th Street when he ran into the street and was struck by the vehicle, police said.
The 58-year-old woman was struck by the vehicle about 6:25 a.m. in the 3600 block of West Addison Street, police said,
Firefighters responded about 2:15 p.m. to a strip mall in the 700 block of Golf Road, Des Plaines Fire Chief Alan Wax said. Lilah M. DePaul, 94, was struck and killed by a truck in a parking lot there, authorities said.
Children were crossing the street around 4 p.m. Monday, when an SUV traveling “at a high rate of speed” struck the 27-year-old crossing guard at the intersection of 127th Street and Union Avenue, according to police.
The boy was running across lanes of traffic about 6:15 p.m. near Route 20 and McLean Boulevard when a vehicle heading east on Route 20 struck him, Elgin police said in a statement.