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Concertgoer Killed In Pedestrian Hit-and-Run

On Behalf of | Jul 27, 2015 | Pedestrian Accidents

A 54 year-old female was killed in a hit-and-run after attending a Jason Aldean concert on July 17, 2015. Police say the crash occurred in the 19100 block of South Oak Park Avenue in Tinley Park when the pedestrian, Luisa Domantay of Greenwood, was hit by a 2005 Jeep Cherokee. Domantay was rushed to Silver Cross Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

An updated police report detailed that the driver of the Jeep, 21 year-old Jacquelyn Cummings of Oak Lawn, was charged on July 22, 2015 with reckless homicide and failure to report an accident. In addition to the charges, Cummings was ticketed for failure to yield to the right of way, improper lane usage, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, failure to signal, and use of a wireless phone in an emergency zone.

Mathys & Schneid recently settled a claim on behalf of a pedestrian who was hit by a car in a parking lot, suffering injuries to her neck, head, and shoulder that ultimately required surgery to repair the rotator cuff. After Mathys & Schneid filed a lawsuit in that case, the insurance company agreed to settle the matter for $200,000.00.

If you were involved in an accident, it is critical to save and protect key evidence of the crash. By hiring an attorney, you can be assured that your right to recovery is protected. Your attorney will strategize with you and help you recover, either from the at-fault insurer or through your own insurer under uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage.

The Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid continues to handle all types of pedestrian, 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.