CHICAGO (STMW) — Two men were airlifted to a hospital after they were struck by a car early Sunday in west suburban Sugar Grove.
The men had left the gas station at Jericho and Route 47 in Sugar Grove and were trying to cross Route 47 to get to the west side of the road about 12:25 a.m. when they were struck by a southbound 2016 Chevy Spark, according to a statement from the Kane County sheriff’s office.
One of the pedestrians, 43-year-old Bristol man, was flown by helicopter from the scene to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, according to the sheriff’s office.
The other pedestrian, a 26-year-old Aurora man, was initially taken by ambulance to Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, but was also later flown to Good Samaritan, according to the sheriff’s office.
The driver of the Spark, a 21-year-old Yorkville man, was not injured in the crash and cooperating with investigators.
No charges have been filed and the crash remains under investigation, according to the sheriff’s office.
Route 47 was closed for about three hours after the crash.
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