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Chicago Boy Crushed Between Two Vehicles in Tragic DUI Chicago Car Accident

A 10 year old boy was crushed and killed last Saturday in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood by a suspected drunk driver. The tragic DUI car crash occurred around 5:45 a.m. last Saturday in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. According to reports, the 10 year old boy and his 3 year old sister had just exited their father’s vehicle on the way to their aunt’s house when the Chicago car crash occurred. As the children were passing between parked vehicles an alleged intoxicated driver rear-ended an SUV which crushed the boy between the parked SUV and the vehicle directly in front of it. The drunk driver was reportedly driving a black Ford Explorer. The severely injured boy was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL, where he was pronounced dead at 7:41 a.m.

Chicago Police have indicated that the driver of the vehicle that caused the accident is suspected of intoxicated driving. The driver remains in custody pending a police investigation into the crash. A police vehicle was reportedly directly behind the driver that caused the accident.

If you have been the victim of a Chicago area DUI related car crash you should contact an attorney immediately to investigate the accident and compile evidence. The Klest Law Firm has over twenty eight years of experience handling cases involving alcohol related car accidents and fatalities. To speak with an attorney from the Klest Law Firm, please click here.