Boy, Age 12, Hit By Compact Car on Westbound Hintz Rd at Sherwood Dr, Near Wheeling High School

Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:25 PM Wednesday to a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle with injuries at Hintz Road and Sherwood Road Wheeling, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics initially received a report that pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at Hintz Road and Elmhurst Road.

Police and firefighter/paramedics arrived to discover a boy was hit by a compact car in the crosswalk.

Westbound Hintz Road was immediately blocked off at the intersection.

Male, age 12, transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

The compact car was westbound on Hintz Road, driven by a 17-year-old male.

A crash also occurred earlier at Hintz Road and Schoenbeck Road that involved a pedestrian/bicyclist. The crash, that occurred about 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, also knocked over a light pole. The pedestrian/bicyclist initially refused medical assistance, but paramedics were on the scene. It is unknown if the pedestrian/bicyclist was transported to a hospital.




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