Who’s to blame for the killing of a man on the sidewalk after two drivers crashed in West Ridge?
The police statement and crash report provide different accounts of which driver should have yielded, but a 6-lane street layout may have also played a role in the tragedy.
Hit-and-run car driver killed male pedestrian, 56, on stretch of Independence crossing Eisenhower
The crash report says the responding officers were unable to find Police Observation Device cameras that recorded the incident.
Turning SUV driver failed to yield to woman, 48, in Pilsen crosswalk, killing her in front of 25th Ward office
"[This is] even more reason for the alderman to step up and do something about traffic safety in this city," said a Streetsblog reader.
CPD knows owner of car whose driver killed Ulysses Coleman, 38, Sunday in Austin, but hasn’t filed charges
Hopefully the police department will use all legal methods available to identify and charge the motorist who killed Coleman.
Hit-and-run driver killed pedestrian Soyfa Athamanah, 69, as she crossed Broadway in Uptown.
Sun-Times photographer Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere witnessed the killing, and said he thinks it was intentional.
CPD: After “verbal turned physical altercation,” man was fatally dragged by driver in West Garfield Park
The conflict took place at 626 S. Pulaski Rd., and the victim was dragged two blocks south, until he struck another driver's open door and fell, and the first motorist fled the scene.
Józef Strus, 67, fatally struck on bicycle by turning driver at 57th/Natchez, is 3rd bike rider killed in Chicago this year.
Strus, who lived about a half mile from the crash site, was the second bicyclist killed in Chicago this month.
Bike rider Ron Mendoza, 43, died from injuries suffered in collision with driver in Logan Square
Tragically, fitness instructor Ron Mendoza, 43, died two days after being hospitalized for injuries from a collision on his bike with a car driver.