Second Chilled Killed in Northwest Suburbs After 5-Yr-Old Girl Hit by Vehicle at Thacker St and Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:27 PM Saturday to a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle at Thacker Street and Illinois Boulevard Hoffman Estates, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a girl was unconscious after being hit by a vehicle on Illinois Boulevard near Thacker Street.

Witness on scene reported the girl was unconscious immediately after being hit by the vehicle.

Firefighter/paramedics transported the patient to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Aleeza Haq, age 5, was pronounced dead at 6:18 p.m. at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

No traffic citations or arrests are expected in the accident.

The incident is the second fatality in two weeks involving a child pedestrian in the northwest suburbs. A 5-year-old boy was hit by a car on Palatine Road in Palatine on Monday, June 1, 2015. He also died the following day -- just about nine hours after he was hit by a car.

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