(625 ILCS 5/11-1002)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1002)
Pedestrians' right-of-way at crosswalks.
traffic control signals are not in place or not in operation the driver of
a vehicle shall stop and yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk when the pedestrian
is upon the half of the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling, or when
the pedestrian is approaching so closely from the opposite half of the roadway
as to be in danger.
(b) No pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety
and walk or run into the path of a moving vehicle which is so close as to
constitute an immediate hazard.
(c) Paragraph (a) shall not apply under the condition stated in Section
(d) Whenever any vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk
or at any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection to permit a pedestrian to
cross the roadway, the driver of any other vehicle approaching from the rear
shall not overtake and pass such stopped vehicle.
(e) Whenever stop signs or flashing red signals are in
place at an intersection or at a plainly marked crosswalk between
intersections, drivers shall yield right-of-way to pedestrians as
set forth in Section 11-904 of this Chapter.
(Source: P.A. 96-1165, eff. 7-22-10.)