Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Fatal Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested After License Plate of Pickup Truck Found at Scene at Algonquin Rd and Pennsylvania Ave, Des Plaines

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:39 PM Monday to a report of a bicyclist down and unresponsive at Algonquin Rd and Pennsylvania Ave Des Plaines, IL . Des Plaines firefighter/paramedics transported a 25-year-old male to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

The patient was identified as Jose Piancante Gomez, and was pronounced dead at 11:07 a.m. Monday at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

Des Plaines police discovered a license plate at the scene that registered to United Airlines. After an investigation they were able to locate Morton Grove resident Daniel Wehr, age 54, who admitted to driving a white Ford F-150 pickup truck in a videotaped admission to the hit-and-run.

Wehr was arrested and charged with one felony count of leaving the scene of an accident involving personal injury or death.

Read complete article on ...,+Des+Plaines

fatal hit-and-run car, fatal hit-and-run crash Des Plaines, Des Plaines Police Department, Des Plaines Fire Department, vehicle vs bicyclist
Arlington Heights News (desktop/mobile optimized with US & World News) see The Cardinal -- Arlington Heights police and fire calls.
Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove, Long Grove, Mt. Prospect, Palatine, Prospect Hts, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, Wheeling

The rest of Chicagoland ...

Follow Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page. Emergency news coverage for Chicagoland. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the wall album -- go direct to the Arlington Cardinal Emergencies Behind the Scenes photos. For a list of all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages, go to ...