Young woman sitting at a wood table working with a laptop
  1. Home
  2.  | 
  3. Pedestrian Accidents
  4.  | Des Plaines Pedestrian Killed in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Des Plaines Pedestrian Killed in Fatal Hit-and-Run

On Behalf of | May 16, 2015 | Pedestrian Accidents

A deadly pedestrian-car crash in Des Plaines, Illinois claimed the life of a 31 year-old woman who was walking east on Central Road, near River Road. The crash occurred in the morning of May 13, 2015.

The investigating police officers say the victim, Vanessa Colon, was walking on Central Road when she was hit by a car going in the same direction. Authorities closed the area to conduct a full investigation but were unable to gather any more information on the driver, who fled the scene after the crash.

If you, or anyone you know, were injured in a pedestrian accident, you should contact a personal injury attorney as quickly as possible to protect your interests. Your attorney will be able to help you recover compensation for your injuries from either the at-fault driver’s insurance company or through your own insurance company through uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage. Additionally, your attorney will help protect against any possible destruction of key evidence from your case.

The Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid continues to handle all types of car, motorcycle, and truck accident cases, along with wrongful death and other personal injury cases for clients in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, and Kendall Counties, including Chicago, Wheaton, Joliet, Geneva, Elgin, and the entire Chicagoland area.