Pedestrian accidents continue occur in the Chicago area on a regular basis. Pedestrian accidents are particularly notable as the person hit usually is hurt, and there is a wide range of seriously injuries that can result. As seen in various individual pedestrian accidents summarized on this site, many of these injuries become life-threatening in nature, and some prove to be fatal.
Various aspects of Cook County pedestrian accidents – including what to do if you are hit by a vehicle – are further discussed on the “Cook County Pedestrian Accidents” page.
A man was struck by a vehicle on Friday (March 2, 2018) in the Austin Neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side, and was critically injured.
Details on the accident appear to be limited at this time. However, the man struck was 51 years old.
An excerpt regarding the accident, as seen in the March 2, 2018 Chicago Tribune article titled “Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck on West Side“:
Details were scarce, but the man was hit shortly after 2:05 p.m. near Lamon and Chicago avenues in the Austin Neighborhood, according to a Chicago Fire Department spokesman.
He was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, he said.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Chicago pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.