Toddler Struck On Halloween In Chicago
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
A 3-year-old boy was injured in a
pedestrian accident on Halloween in Chicago’s South Side. Police are looking for the
hit-and-run driver and any witnesses who can identify the vehicle. The
3-year-old boy was struck around 6:15 p.m. Monday at the intersection
of West 63rd Street and South Natchez Avenue. Witnesses say a vehicle
speeding down the street struck the boy as he was crossing the street
with his family and then drove away.
The 3-year-old boy was taken to a local hospital where he remains in very
serious condition. The Major Accident Investigations Unit with the Chicago
Police Department is looking for an older model gray or beige Toyota Corolla
and a driver who is believed to be a male in his 20s.
Authorities say they were able to retrieve video footage of the accident
from a neighbor’s security system. Many residents witnessed the
scene and came to the aid of the family. Witnesses described the mother
as hyperventilating, and many tried to comfort her while they waited for
Those who live in the area say the street is very dangerous and a stop
sign is needed to control of the speed limit. The Chicago Police Department
has asked anyone with information regarding the hit-and-run to contact
the department or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously.
If you’ve been injured by a hit-and-run driver, you still have hope
an expert pedestrian accident attorney at Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC,
today to schedule your free case review.