Hit-and-run Accident Injures KCC Professor
Stelle was the scene of a hit-and-run accident that sent a Kankakee Community College professor to Loyola University Hospital for surgery. The accident took place in the late evening hours of October 20, 2011.
Tim Wilhelm, professor and program director of business and technology at KCC, was outside of his home in the Ford County village when a Dodge Ram pickup driven by rural Gilman resident Kaleb Robinson, 20. The accident caused damage to Wilhelm in the head and shoulders, pelvis, and femur.
Witnesses state that Robinson was speeding through the village and revving his engine. After the accident, Robinson was charged with felony hit-and-run with personal injury, criminal trespass, and reckless driving. He was released with bond from the Ford County Jail in Paxton.
Being hit by a reckless driver causes serious injuries. If you or a loved one knows someone who has been hurt in a hit-and-run accident, call Spiros Law, P.C. at (815) 929-9292 to find out your legal options.