FATAL HIT-AND-RUN: One Dead, One Injured in Van vs Two Pedestrians at Wolf Road and Jarvis Ave Des Plaines

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:11 a.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2017 to a report of two people hit by a vehicle at Wolf Road and Jarvis Avenue.

Police and firefighter/paramedics initially received a report of a person hit by a vehicle, but were then updated that two people were hit by a white van that left the scene.

Ambulance 62’s crew on arrival by 6:14 a.m. reported one patient down in the middle of the road, and by 6:16 a.m. reported one patient was in traumatic cardiac arrest. Ambulance 62’s crew also report there was a second patient that was ambulatory, and requested a second ambulance. Ambulance 61 was assigned.

Two men were transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where one of the men was pronounced dead. The second man had injuries that were described initially as not life-threatening.

The two men had exited a Pace bus and attempted to cross Wolf Road near Jarvis Avenue when they were by a northbound white van.

The white work van was last seen traveling north on Wolf Road. The driver is wanted for leaving the scene of a fatal vehicle vs. pedestrian incident.

Des Plaines police closed Wolf Road between Howard Avenue and Touhy Avenue for an extended accident investigation.



TRUCK(S): T ?? TL63



EMS: A62 A61

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