Car accident in Chicago area results in death of 88-year-old woman

In the third deadly car crash this week in Kane County, Illinois an elderly woman has been killed, according to chicagobreakingnews.com. Four others were injured in the car crash that occurred in Lily Lake, Illinois on September 13, 2009.

The victim was a resident of Woodstock, Illinois and she was pronounced dead when she arrived by ambulance at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. She was riding as a rear driver’s side passenger in a Ford Escape.

The fatal car accident occurred at about 1:45 in the morning near Illinois Highway and Empire Road, involving an SUV and a 1990 Buick Regal. The Kane County Sheriff’s Department is handling the crash investigation. This is the 3rd fatal accident they have investigated in the past week.

The driver of the Buick was ejected from her vehicle and was taken to Delnor-Community Hospital. The driver of the SUV and 2 other passengers were all taken to area hospitals.

The Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team is also working crash investigation. It has not been reported which vehicle was at fault or if drugs or alcohol were involved. Route 47 was closed for several hours due to the accident.

Also see 1 dead, 1 hurt in Kane County traffic crash.