Man dies after being hit by vehicle on I-355

Juan Espinoza, 24, was hit after stepping out of his vehicle on I-355 near Downers Grove, Illinois State Police said.

SHARE Man dies after being hit by vehicle on I-355
Danny R. Rhodes, 64, is in the care of the Lake County coroner’s office.

Juan Espinoza’s car was stopped due to another single-vehicle crash, state police said.

Adobe Stock Photo

A man died Monday after being hit by a vehicle on Interstate-355 in west suburban Downers Grove.

Juan Espinoza, 24, got out of his Buick Encore about 11:35 p.m. near milepost 22.5 after his vehicle was stopped in one lane due to another single-vehicle crash, Illinois State Police said.

Espinoza then stepped into the live lane of traffic and was hit by a Honda CRV, which also crashed into his Buick, state police said. Espinoza was pronounced dead on the scene.

State police are investigating the crash. 

The Latest
Police warn residents to take precautions as three of the people were struck on the head with a gun.
The campaign to help cover funeral expenses for a mother, two daughters has raised more than $60,000 from 1,000 donations, surpassing the goal of $50,000.
The Hawks mustered little pushback in a 3-0 defeat Sunday, marking their fourth time shut out this season. Plus, Luke Richardson discussed his fluky head injury and goalie Jaxson Stauber was called up.
Many members of the 16-person committee had Chicago ties.