Police Investigate Early Morning Crash Involving a Pedestrian

On Monday, January 7, 2019, at 6:30 a.m., officers responded to a crash on Illinois Route 161 near the intersection with Lynn Lee Court in Fairview Heights. It was reported that a car had struck a pedestrian just north of the intersection.

When officers arrived a female was found on the roadway and had sustained injuries from being struck by a passing motorist. The female was later transported to a St. Louis area hospital for treatment and is in stable condition.

The motorist, who struck the female is cooperating with the investigation; witnesses were also interviewed at the scene. No charges have been filed as police are continuing to investigate.