Illinois

Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident at Washington St and Ottawa St in Joliet, IL

Date
June 8, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Auto-Pedestrian
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

West Washington Street & North Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Illinois State Police
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck
Road/Highway
Washington St and Ottawa St
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-Truck collided with a pedestrian


What Happened

Authorities have information on a crash that killed a man at Washington St and Ottawa St in Joliet, IL on June 8th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 4:05 p.m. According to investigators, a semi-truck is said to have struck pedestrian under unclear circumstances. Following the collision, reports indicate the vehicle continued southbound without stopping to render aid. The pedestrian, a 51-year-old man who was not publicly identified, was fatally injured at the scene. Additional information was not immediately available.

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