Semi truck strikes pedestrian on I-80, leaves scene

A pedestrian was killed early this morning after a semi truck struck him in Johnson County on Interstate 80.

The 34-year-old pedestrian, who was a resident of North Chicago, was standing outside of his Ford F-350 on the westbound side of Interstate 80 when the semi truck hit both him and his vehicle. The truck driver fled, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A report of the pedestrian accident was received around 3:25 a.m. this morning. No information regarding the description of the semi truck is known at this time.

Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends during this difficult time.



Police officer rolls over woman in Des Moines

Around 1 a.m. on Tuesday morning in Des Moines, a police officer accidentally ran over a woman’s legs near 10th Street and Stone Lane.

The Des Moines Police Department had received a call from a concerned citizen regarding a woman who was apparently lying in the middle of an alley. A police officer responded to the call, but did not notice the woman until his patrol car had rolled over both of her legs.

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital, but only sustained minor injuries. Police have revealed that the woman was intoxicated at the time of the incident, and that the case is still under investigation.

If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to compensation or your injuries. Please contact the car accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. by calling 877-327-2600 today.



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