Young Driver Hits and Kills Elderly Pedestrian in Des Moines

Posted on Sep 29, 2017

On Friday, September 29, 2017 at approximately 1:22 p.m., an elderly woman stepped off a bus and was hit by a driver.  The 60-year old woman died from her injuries.  The driver was a 16-year old male and witnesses indicate that excessive speed may have been a factor.  Names have not been released and an investigation is still underway, although charges have not been pressed against the driver.  The incident occurred on University avenue near Hy-Vee and Louie's Wine Dive in Des Moines.

It's always important to be careful and alert not only when driving but also as a pedestrian. If you've suffered a personal injury it's important to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. Please feel free to contact us online or call us directly at 515.222.1110 to schedule your free, no obligation consultation.

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