Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Elgin
There was a fatal pedestrian accident early this morning (December 9, 2015) in Elgin.
According to Elgin Police, the preliminary investigation indicates the accident happened at approximately 5:25 a.m. At that time, a Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by a 54-year-old Elgin resident, struck a 46-year-old man who was walking in the roadway. The accident happened on southbound Route 31, near Route 20. At the time of the accident, the pedestrian may have been attempting to cross the street.
The 46-year-old pedestrian, a St. Charles resident, was taken to Presence St. Joseph Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The accident remains under investigation by the Elgin Police Department’s Traffic Unit. Those having information concerning the crash are asked to call (847) 289-2661.
Additional Details Regarding This Elgin Pedestrian Accident
Additional details and possible updates concerning this accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the December 9, 2015 Daily Herald article titled “St. Charles pedestrian dies after struck by car in Elgin” as well as the December 9 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Man struck and killed by car in Elgin.”
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