Park Ridge Police Respond to Accident with Injury

This morning at approximately 0830 am Park Ridge Police responded to the intersection of Northwest

Highway and Glenview for a report of an injury accident. Upon arrival officers determined that 3

individuals were struck by a minivan while attempting to cross Northwest Highway while in the

crosswalk. Park Ridge Fire Department responded and all 3 persons, 1adult male, 1 adult female, and 1

minor female were transported to Lutheran General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver

of the minivan stopped at the scene and is cooperating in this investigation. The driver was not injured

and at this juncture there is no indication that drugs or alcohol is a factor in this crash.  At this juncture,

the driver of the vehicle was issued two traffic citations, failing to yield to the pedestrians and disobeying

a crossing guard. The investigation is ongoing.



 
 
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