Naperville, IL (June 24, 2024) – Officers with the Naperville Police Department are investigating a deadly crash that killed a 55-year-old man on Monday, June 24.

Around 10:00 a.m. that day, Naperville police and fire departments were called to the intersection of South Naper Boulevard and Heatherfield Circle, where a witness reported a construction worker had been hit by a silver 2007 Kia Portage. The 55-year-old from Addison, Illinois, was taken to a local hospital where he died, according to a police statement. The intersection where the incident occurred was closed while police investigated until 2:30 p.m. The crash is still under investigation. However, anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit.

We offer our deepest condolences to the deceased man’s family.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Chicago

Although Chicago is one of our country’s few truly walkable metropolises, pedestrians continue to encounter danger on its thoroughfares. Based on preliminary data, local authorities estimate that the number of pedestrian fatalities in traffic collisions over the past year may have peaked at its highest level in half a century.

Unfortunately, nearly 200 pedestrians died in recent vehicle collisions, representing an increase of more than 20% compared to the previous year. And notably, 40% of fatal pedestrian collisions were caused by hit-and-runs. In comparison, 80% of severe and fatal pedestrian incidents transpired in Chicago alone, near an intersection of 125 feet or less. Of course, victims should obtain immediate legal counsel from a qualified Naperville car accident lawyer if they or a family member has been injured in a collision.

The Romaker Law Firm’s staff is prepared to advocate for justice for you and your family after a pedestrian collision. And if you have lost a loved one due to a car or pedestrian accident, our lawyers will help you during this tragic time and handle your wrongful death claim. Insurance companies will attempt to minimize the amount of money you are owed by capitalizing on your crash. Fortunately, you can schedule a free consultation with our Naperville auto accident attorneys at the Romaker Law Firm today. For over two decades, we have assisted Illinois state citizens and Chicago residents in obtaining the just compensation they require to cover their losses following a collision. Contact our experienced car accident lawyers in Naperville at 312-377-7000 to learn more about your options and how to move forward with your life after a major accident has affected you and yours.






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