Young Boy Killed By Family Member Backing Up Vehicle

By Kathy Whitaker, The Chicago Times

October 11, 2022

CHICAGO – A young boy was killed after being struck by a vehicle being driven by a family member on Monday in Beach Park.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said the incident occurred around noon in the 12700 block of West Beach Road.  It was reported that a family member was operating a vehicle in the driveway as the boy rode his bicycle behind the reversing vehicle.

The victim was rushed to Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan and later died from his injuries.