Saturday, November 17, 2012

WOMAN HIT IN SOUTHBOUND LANES OF I-55, THROWN INTO NORTHBOUND LANES NEAR WOODWARD AVE, WOODRIDGE

SAT NOV 17 2012 ~5:26 PM
DARIEN-WOODRIDGE FPD
CAR VS. PEDESTRIAN VS. POLICE CAR
41.709573,-88.021216 (SB I-55 NORTH OF WOODWARD AVE)

A WOMAN WAS HIT BY VEHICLE AFTER IT BOUNCED OFF THE MEDIAN CENTER WALL WHILE SHE WAS WALKING TOWARD HER CAR WITH HER BOYFRIEND AFTER MEETING HIM AFTER HE HAD BEEN INVOLVED IN A CRASH AND WAS SITTING IN AN ILLINOIS STATE TROOPER POLICE CAR AFTER THE CRASH. ON IMPACT, THE PEDESTRIAN WAS THROWN INTO THE NORTHBOUND LANES OF I-55. THE VEHICLE THAT HIT THE PEDESTRIAN THEN CONTINUED ON TO HIT THE TROOPER'S POLICE CRUISER.

THE FEMALE PEDESTRIAN, IN HER 20'S, WAS TRANSPORTED TO LEVEL I TRAUMA CENTER ADVOCATE GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL IN DOWNER'S GROVE. THE STATE TROOPER ALSO HAD MINOR INJURIES


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