Ana Fernandez, 77, Died a Month After a Driver Struck Her in Belmont Heights

The 7600 block of West Addison Avenue. Image: Google Maps
The 7600 block of West Addison Avenue. Image: Google Maps
The senior, who lived about a block from the crash site, was transported to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where she died last Saturday from complications from the collision, the Sun-Times reported.

Police cited the driver for failure to reduce speed to prevent a crash, and failure to exercise due care for a pedestrian in the road, according to News Affairs.

Fatality Tracker: 2019 Chicago pedestrian and bicyclist deaths
Pedestrian: 3

Note: Streetsblog Chicago’s traffic death numbers represent fatal crashes on Chicago streets, based on media reports for January and February.

  • planetshwoop

    3 pedestrian deaths so early in the year. So awful.

    My sincere condolences to the family.

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