Thursday, October 26, 2017

Woman Struck by a Vehicle Killed on Touhy Ave Near Longhorn Steakhouse, Des Plaines

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:31 PM Wednesday to a report of a person hit by a vehicle near 1470 East Touhy Ave Des Plaines, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Touhy Avenue in front of LongHorn Steakhouse.

Police were first on the scene and were performing CPR on the female victim.

The woman was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where she was pronounced dead at 9:30 p.m.

The woman was walking northbound in a poorly lit area at 8:27 p.m., when a vehicle going westbound in the curb lane of the block of 1400 East Touhy Avenue struck her.

The pedestrian was not using a crosswalk when she was hit, police said.

Police did not release the name of the victim, pending notification of the victim's family.




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