Hit-and-Run Crash Knocks Out Power to Apartment Building on Piper Lane Prospect Heights

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Police, firefighters and paramedics from Prospect Heights responded about 4:50 a.m. Friday, October 7, 2022 to a report of a crash with injuries in the block of 400 Piper Lane in Prospect Heights.

Squad 9’s crew on arrival reported the crash involved one car with moderate damage after hitting a transformer, and reported the crash was a hit-and-run crash as the driver fled the scene on foot.

The impact of the crash moved the transformer from its installed position on a foundation, and caused a power outage to at least one apartment building.

ComEd Report
Customers Affected
Fewer Than 5

Crew Working

Probable Cause
Equipment problem

Estimated Restoration
Oct 7, 2022, 12:00 PM

Earliest Report
Oct 7, 2022, 4:59 AM


The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.


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