Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Girl, Age 9, Hit by a Car at Arlington Heights Road and St James St Arlington Heights, Near North School Park

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:17 PM Wednesday to a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle at Arlington Heights Road and St James St Arlington Heights, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a 9-year-old girl was hit while crossing Arlington Heights Road in the crosswalk at St James Street.

Squad 2's crew reportedk one person down in the roadway.

Battalion Chief 1 and Engine 2 were added to the call for command and scene protection.

A 9-year-old girl was hit by a sedan that was traveling in a southbound lane of Arlington Heights Road. On impact with the front and hood of the sedan, the girl was thrown at least 25 feet and possibly up to 47 feet.

She was conscious at the scene, and was transported to Northwest Community Hospital.

There was no initial information on any citations.

There is a marked crosswalk across Arlington Heights Road aligned with the sidewalk on the south side of St. James Street. The crosswalk is also indicated by yellow crosswalk street signs.

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E2

SQUAD(S): SQD2

CHIEF(S): BC1

EMS: A2

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