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Chicago Toddler Is Dead After Pedestrian Accident, Suspect In Custody


A toddler is dead, and the mother is in serious condition after a tragic pedestrian accident in Chicago Sunday afternoon. According to Chicago Police, a 2-year-old boy and a 39-year-old woman were struck by a van in Chicago’s Jefferson Park neighborhood. The 2-year-old boy died at the scene, and the woman is recovering in the hospital. Witnesses told police that the driver of the van was trying to make a turn at the time. Police say the driver of the van stayed at the scene of the accident and was later taken into custody. Police say the driver who hit them is facing charges. The names of the victims have not been released, and the accident is still under investigation.

At the law firm of Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC, our Missouri personal injury lawyers are well-versed in the laws governing pedestrian accident cases, and we can guide you through the confusion of the insurance system. Our St. Louis pedestrian accident lawyers have been successfully handling personal injury matters with a combined century of experience.

When you contact Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC, for your free case consultation, a St. Louis pedestrian accident lawyer will advise you of the damages you may be entitled to claim. Our attorneys will be attentive to the details of your accident and help you understand the full scope of your damages, including present and future financial losses and pain and suffering. Don’t hesitate another day – contact Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC, for the best legal representation for your pedestrian accident case.

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