The family of a Wisconsin construction worker who was hit and killed while working on a road construction site in Elmhurst, IL has filed a lawsuit against Adan’s Trucking, Inc., and the driver operating the company’s vehicle. Thirty-eight-year-old Daniel Green of Fontana, WI was struck and killed by a semi-tractor trailer on September 12, 2011, while working near the intersection of US-20 W and York Road in Elmhurst, IL. Daniel Green leaves behind a wife, Mrs. Mary Kriete-Green and his loving family.
According to the lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court on September 23, 2011 by Chicago attorney, Timothy Cavanagh a partner at Cavanagh Law Group, Green was working on a metal pipe in a gravel area 2-3 feet northwest of the right curb of the right turning lane when the driver of the semi-tractor trailer made an improper turn and struck Green with its rear tandem wheels. Green was then transported to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The DuPage County Coroner’s office and the police have both said that Green likely died of “massive traumatic injuries.”
The case, Mary Kriete-Green, Special Administrator of the Estate of Daniel Green, Deceased v. Martin Montelongo and Adan’s Trucking, Inc., case number 11 L 009979 is pending in front of Judge Michael R. Panter.