15-year-old Woodridge boy killed on bicycle in hit-and-run


WOODRIDGE, Ill. – Police in Woodridge are investigating after a 15-year-old boy was killed following a hit-and-run Friday night.

Just before 8:30 p.m., police responded to the 1500 block of West 75th Street in Woodridge on the report of a bicyclist struck by a vehicle.

Police said a 15-year-old boy was attempting to cross 75th Street and was struck in the eastbound lane. Witnesses said the 15-year-old was with two other boys who stayed back.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Multiple vehicles appeared to be involved in the crash.

Drivers around the area stopped to attempt to help the boy before EMS arrived, witnesses said.

The incident is being investigated as a hit-and-run.

Woodridge police continue to investigation. Anyone with information about the incident can report a tip to 630-960-8998.


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