Death of 46-year-old Elmhurst Man Sunday Ruled an Accident
Robert J. Banas died from injuries suffered in a fall, police said.
A man found unresponsive inside a home on South York Road Sunday evening died due to an accident, according to a statement released Tuesday by Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth.
A DuPage coroner's investigation revealed that Robert J. Banas, 46, died from injuries sustained in a fall.
"Investigation revealed that the victim, who has some partial paralysis and other medical conditions, fell down a flight of stairs from the second floor bedroom level of the residential bungalow at 757 York Road," Ruth said. "The DuPage coroner has indicated that the victim died as a result of neck and spinal injuries sustained as a result of the fall down the stairs."
Police were called to the home, at 6:35 p.m. Sunday. Banas was pronounced dead at 7:15 p.m. after being transported to the hospital.