Concussions and other types of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) can happen for many different reasons. Among the types of accident in which TBI can occur is in car and pedestrian accidents. Head injuries that occur in these types of accidents can be very serious due to the speed and force of impact that is typically involved.
There was a pedestrian accident Saturday night (July 16, 2016) in Streamwood which caused head injuries. The accident involved a vehicle striking two pedestrians at approximately 9:50 p.m.
An excerpt from the Daily Herald article of July 18, 2016, titled “Pedestrians injured when struck by vehicle in Streamwood“:
The crash occurred about 9:50 p.m., when a vehicle traveling west on Irving Park Road from McKool Avenue hit an adult man and adult woman as they were walking in the Irving Park median, police said.
The woman, who was identified as a 32-year-old resident of Streamwood, was taken to Saint Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates. Her injuries were said to include head injuries.
The man was identified as a 36-year-old resident of Streamwood. He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove for treatment of his injuries. He was reported to be in serious condition. His injuries also included head injuries.
The vehicle’s driver and passenger were not injured in the collision.
This Cook County pedestrian accident is under investigation by the Streamwood Police as well as by Serious Traffic Crash Reconstruction (S.T.A.R).
Additional details and possible updates regarding this pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above.
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