Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:31 PM Friday to a report of a person struck by a vehicle at Elmhurst Road and Dennis Road Wheeling, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that citizens at the scene were performing CPR.
A patient with life-threatening injuries was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
The area was blocked off by an extended accident investigation into the early morning hours. Route 83 was blocked between Dundee Road and Hintz Road. Dennis Road is just south of Dundee Road, north of Pita Inn.
Secondary Roads and Dennis Road were also blocked in the area.
Wheeling and Prospect Heights firefighter/paramedics responded to the scene of the pedestrian-vehicle incident.
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