A deadly Chicago-area auto accident has resulted in two deaths in the Northwest suburbs, according to WLS 890 AM. The collision occurred Thursday night in Hoffman Estates and the Illinois state police are reporting that a motorist involved fled the scene.
Hoffman Estates Police responded to an accident involving at least two vehicles on Golf Road just after 7:30 PM. At the scene they found one of the automobiles engulfed in flames. One victim, a 62-year-old Hoffman Estates resident, died at the scene. A second victim, age 32 of an unknown address, was pronounced dead less than an hour later at St. Alexis Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.
Autopsies on Friday found both victims died of multiple injuries sustained in a car accident, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Shortly after the accident on Friday evening the Illinois state police issued an alert for a blue four-door Subaru that was involved in a hit and run accident in Hoffman Estates. Anyone with information regarding the accident should immediately call the Hoffman Estates Police Department or the Illinois state police.
The cause of the deadly Chicago-area car accident has not been reported.