A senior citizen was struck by a Crane Carrier truck and killed on January 22, 2013. Lydia Tordecilla, 78, was just four blocks away from her home in the Illinois Medical District section of Chicago when the accident occurred. Ms. Tordecilla was crossing Ashland against the light around 1 pm. Witnesses said the truck tried to stop, but could not do so in time. Ms. Tordecilla was declared dead about an hour after the accident. The truck driver had not been cited or ticketed.
McCready, Garcia, & Leet sends our condolences to the victim's family. We represent families who have lost their loved ones in car and truck accidents. If you've lost a family member to a truck accident, we invite you to contact us at (773) 779-9885 for a free consultation.