Teenager Run Over By Car In Plainfield, Illinois

There was a Will County car accident involving a teenager falling off of a hood of a moving car and getting run over.  This car accident happened on Saturday (September 20, 2014) in Plainfield, Illinois.

According to Plainfield Police, the accident happened in the parking lot of Plainfield East High School, around noon.

At that point, a teenager, identified only as a 16-year-old male, slid off the hood of a moving car that was driven by one of his friends.  The car, driven by a 17-year-old male, had slowed for a stop sign.  The teenager was run over and then wedged between the car’s frame and back tires.

After being extricated by firefighters, the teenager was flown by helicopter to Advocate Christ Medical Center with various injuries.

The driver of the car was charged with felony aggravated reckless driving.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Will County accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 22 Chicago Tribune article titled “Teen run over by car after falling off hood” as well as the September 21 Plainfield Patch article titled “Teen Run Over After Falling Off Hood of Moving Car:  Police.”


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