Elgin Traffic Accident Near Summit Street Leads To Two Fatalities

Fatal Kane County Two-Car Collision

There was a double-fatal Elgin traffic accident early Wednesday (March 20, 2019) morning. One driver faces numerous charges, including those related to drunk driving. Another factor in the crash was alleged driving at excessive speed.

This fatal Elgin traffic accident is discussed on a variety of media sources, including the March 25, 2019 Kane County Connects post titled “Update: Reckless Homicide, Aggravated DUI Charges Filed in Crash That Killed 2 Elgin Residents.”

An excerpt from that post, mentioning the drivers of the two cars involved in the crash,
Omar Pizano Zavala, 30, of Elgin and Adrian Velasco, 21, of Glendale Heights:

According to reports, a 2018 Nissan Altima driven by Zavala was waiting to exit a business located at Summit and Dundee, when a 2012 Honda sedan driven by Velasco and traveling west on Summit Street left the roadway and “forcefully struck the Nissan.”

Kane County prosecutors and Elgin police said a passenger was riding in the front seat of Velasco’s Honda and that Velasco was driving west on Summit Street at a speed of about 75 mph in a posted 30 mph zone at the time of the crash.

Zavala, who was a passenger in the vehicle that was struck, was pronounced dead at the scene. Villagomez, who was driving, was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead a few hours later.

The passenger in Velasco’s vehicle sustained serious injuries.

Velasco faces numerous charges, as discussed in the post, including four counts of Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Resulting in Death and two counts of Reckless Homicide.

This Elgin traffic accident remains under investigation. Those with information concerning the crash are asked to contact the Elgin Police Department Traffic Unit at 847-289-2667.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal Elgin Traffic Accident

Additional details regarding this fatal Elgin traffic accident can be seen in a variety of sources, including the Kane County post mentioned above.


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