Memorial Fund Set Up for Wojceich Glowik; Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in White Audi Q5 or Q7 on Route 45, Indian Creek

Wojceich Glowik, killed by a hit-and-run driver on Route 45, Indian Creek (SOURCE: Facebook)
Wojceich Glowik, killed by a hit-and-run driver on Route 45, Indian Creek (SOURCE: Facebook).

A memorial fund was set up this week for Wojceich Glowik. The gofundme for Wojceich Glowik was established following his death that occurred a day after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver early Saturday morning October 9, 2021.




Wojtek was a senior at Lake Forest College, where he was expected to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Business Finance. Family and friends say he was an extremely hard-working and driven young man with entrepreneurial career aspirations to one day open a business of his own. “He was the most kind young man most people had ever met with nothing negative to say about anyone,” according to the gofundme description.

Aside from education, Wojceich Glowik said on his Linkedin page that he liked to spend time with family, network, play with cars, and build things. Glowik graduated from Glenbrook South High School before attending Lake Forest College.

Wojciech “Wojtek” Glowik is the son of Mariusz and Regina (nee Jarosz) Glowik. Loving brother of Sylwia (fiance’ Alec) Glowik. Cherished grandson of Edwin and Alina Glowik, and the late Jozef and the late Maria Jarosz. He was a nephew, cousin, and friend of many, according to the gofundme page.

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White Audi Q5 or Q7 hit and run vehicle (not actual vehicle) on Saturday, October 9, 2021 in Indian Creek, Illinois (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
White Audi Q5 or Q7 hit and run vehicle (not actual vehicle) on Saturday, October 9, 2021 in Indian Creek, Illinois (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff’s Office).

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office initially said that a 22 year-old man from Glenview, was struck by a hit-and-run white Audi Q5 or Q7 on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at approximately 2:10 a.m. On Tuesday morning, October 12, 2021, authorities released his identity, saying that Wojceich Glowik died Monday at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

A preliminary autopsy report stated that Wojciech Glowik died of multiple injuries that were caused by a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office had released on Monday, October 11, 2021 sample pictures of a white Audi Q5 or Q7 determined to be the vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run vehicle vs pedestrian incident on Route 45 Near Evergreen Drive in Vernon Hills. The vehicle description is based on evidence found at the scene. The Audi would have had front-end damage and a missing passenger side mirror immediately after the crash.

If the vehicle is located, do not question the owners or occupants. Immediately call the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 8478-549-5200 or call 9-1-1.

On Saturday, October 9, 2021, at approximately 2:10 a.m., Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies with firefighters and paramedics from the Countryside Fire Protection District responded to the block of 200 Route 45 in Indian Creek to a report of a person down. Lake County Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located the unconscious 22-year-old man of Glenview. Sheriff’s deputies quickly determined Glowik had been struck by a vehicle.




Glowik was transported via ambulance to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with critical injuries.

Preliminary investigation shows Glowik was walking on or near the roadway. Based on evidence recovered, traffic crash investigators believe he was struck by a passing white Audi SUV, that was traveling southeast on Route 45. The driver of the Audi did not stop after striking Glowik and continued southeast on Route 45.




Should you see a white Audi SUV with new damage to the front of the car, please call the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, at 847-549-5200, so crash investigators can follow-up. If you have any information about the crash or know who may have been driving the Audi, please call. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office urges the driver of the Audi to come forward.

The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.

White Audi Q5 or Q7 hit and run vehicle (not actual vehicle) on Saturday, October 9, 2021 in Indian Creek, Illinois (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff's Office)
White Audi Q5 or Q7 hit and run vehicle (not actual vehicle) on Saturday, October 9, 2021 in Indian Creek, Illinois (SOURCE: Lake County Sheriff’s Office).

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Indian Creek is a small community between Lincolnshire and Mundelein along Route 45 near Vernon Hills.