Hit-and-run pickup driver struck and killed Jiekun Xu, 68, on Pulaski Road where traffic deaths are common
Jiekun Xu was the fourth pedestrian or bike rider fatally struck on Chicago's Pulaski Road in less than a year.
Hit-and-run SUV driver killed Hoyle David Marshall III, 35, as he crossed 95th in Washington Heights
Woman, 57, fatally struck by hit-and-run SUV driver is third pedestrian killed near one-mile stretch of Congress in Garfield Park in three months
This fatality took place one day after an off-duty police officer struck and killed a female pedestrian in River North.
Pedestrian fatally struck at Chicago/DLSD, which has stoplights, but no east-west crosswalks
Perhaps it would be wise to install a pedestrian crosswalk or two at the intersection in the future.
Ald. Martin: Broadway/Winona Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety Improvements will start construction later this week
The project is one of several innovative walk/bike/transit safety infrastructure initiatives planned or happening in the 47th Ward.
5 weeks after reckless driver killed woman in front of Ald. Sigcho-Lopez’s office, hit-and-run killing committed one block away
Hopefully this second death will make it even more obvious to city and state officials that Cermak needs to made safer, and they will take action.
Man, 70, fatally struck by turning SUV driver, is the third vulnerable road user killed on Pulaski this year
Pulaski is generally a five-lane street, which encourages speeding.
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.
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.