Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Police reports indicate the elderly man admitted to panicking and leaving the scene.
An 85-year-old Wilmette man has been charged with a misdemeanor and three traffic offenses after he struck a 25-year-old man while driving, police reported. Louis Kolpas, of the 2700 block of Lincoln Lane, Wilmette, allegedly struck the man while driving his car through the intersection of Lake Avenue and North Hibbard Road at 11:19 a.m. on Nov. 9. Police responders reported finding the victim, who is also reportedly a Wilmette resident, lying on his back in the curb lane, screaming and disoriented. The man told police he did not know what happened and said he felt pain in his legs. Three witnesses provided similar accounts of a white vehicle traveling northbound on Hibbard Road, striking the pedestrian and sending the man flying into the …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A 44-year-old father of three was struck and killed by a blue Volkswagen during a hit and run in Rogers Park Monday night, according to the 'Chicago Tribune.'
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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A 44-year-old employee of the Cook County Clerk's Office was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Rogers Park Monday night, the Chicago Tribune reports. Tsering Dorjee, a father of three who lives in Rogers Park, was hit by a car around 6 p.m. in the 6400 block of Maplewood Avenue, according to the Tribune. He died later that evening at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston. Chicago police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact the department at 312-745-4521. Police say the car that hit Dorjee was a dark blue Volkswagen beetle with the Illinois license plate P121817, the Tribune reports. Dorjee had worked in the vital records department of the Cook County Clerk's Office since 1998. In a statement released …
Friday, November 9, 2012
A Skokie man has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident resulting in a death. The suspect killed a Park Ridge man in Des Plaines on Nov. 5, authorities said.
Skokie resident Kristian Hernandez, 36, of the 8200 block of Knox Avenue, has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident resulting in a death, a Class I felony, authorities said Friday. Hernandez worked as an EMT for an ambulance company in Skokie, the Sheriff's Department said. Patch reported on Nov. 6 that a man riding his bicycle found 53-year-old Park Ridge resident Ronald Bougan lying dead in the grass near Axehead Lake on Touhy Avenue, just east of the I-294 expressway in Des Plaines. The Cook County Sheriff’s Department gathered evidenced at the scene and canvassed local auto body shops in an attempt to locate a vehicle that had damage consistent with auto parts recovered at the scene. …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Police are seeking information on the vehicle, which witnesses described as a white Ford F150 pick-up truck.
A 46-year-old Chicago man is in critical condition after being struck in a hit-and-run accident on Chicago Avenue early Sunday morning. Evanston police reported that the man, who was taken to St. Francis Hospital, regained consciousness after being hit around 12:20 a.m. Witnesses told police that the vehicle looked like a white Ford F150 pick-up truck. They're asking anyone with information about the accident or the driver to call (847)866-5000. Below is the full press release from the police: Evanston Police are currently investigating a hit and run accident that involved a pedestrian being struck in the 300 block of Chicago Ave. Police responded to the accident at approximately 12:20AM on today's date and learned that a pedestrian was …