Driver killed in hit-and-run on I-88 was standing outside car after another crash: ISP

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Monday, January 15, 2024
Driver killed in I-88 hit-and-run was outside car after another crash
A pedestrian was killed Sunday on I-88 in DuPage County, Illinois State Police said. The victim was standing outside their car after being in a crash.

DUPAGE COUNTY, Ill. (WLS) -- A driver was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 88 after they were involved in another collision on Sunday morning, Illinois State Police said.

ISP said the deadly crash happened around 8:23 a.m. on westbound I-88 near Oak Brook in DuPage County.

The person struck was a driver who had been involved in another crash and was standing outside of their car near mile marker 138.5. A Jeep hit the pedestrian and fled the scene, police said.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

ISP is investigating and did not immediately provide further information.

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