Kane County Hit & Run Fatality
There was a fatal Aurora hit & run accident Monday (March 25, 2019) night. This Aurora crash involved a vehicle hitting an 8-year-old boy and his grandfather as they attempted to walk across the Route 31.
This fatal Aurora hit & run accident is discussed in a number of media sources, including the March 26 Kane County Connects article titled “Update: 8-Year-Old Boy Killed In Route 31 Hit-And-Run in Aurora.” An excerpt:
According to the Aurora Police Department, police and fire personnel were dispatched at 7:42 p.m. Monday to the area of Lake Street (IL Route 31) in response to a report of a fatal vehicle-versus-pedestrian crash involving a young child.
Preliminary investigation indicates that an 8-year-old boy, his sister, and his grandfather were crossing the street, at which time the boy and his grandfather were struck by a vehicle traveling south on Lake Street.
The vehicle left the accident scene following hitting the pedestrians.
The boy and his grandfather were taken to a hospital for treatment of their accident injuries. The boy was later pronounced dead.
The accident investigation continues and is being conducted by the Aurora Police Department Traffic Unit. Those with information concerning this fatal hit & run are asked to call the Aurora Police Department at 630-256-5000.
Additional Details Regarding This Fatal Pedestrian Accident
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Aurora hit & run accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Kane County Connects post mentioned above. That post also mentions a second hit & run crash that occurred near the accident scene in which a driver struck a police car and then fled the scene. The driver was later found and faces charges including Aggravated DUI.
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