Fatal Route 62 Accident In Algonquin Involving “Head-On” Collision

Fatal Vehicle Accident 

There was a fatal three-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon (August 13, 2017) on Route 62 in Algonquin.  Two women from Algonquin died.

The crash involved a “head-on collision” between two vehicles.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the Daily Herald article of August 13, 2017, titled “Two women killed in Algonquin crash“:

A car was heading east at 3:12 p.m. when it crossed the centerline and hit two oncoming vehicles, according to a news release from Algonquin police. The collision occurred on the 900 block of East Algonquin Road between Sandbloom Road and Longwood Drive.

According to the McHenry County Coroner, one driver, later identified as Louise J. Schreiner, 78, whose westbound car was involved in the “head-on collision” was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The driver of the eastbound vehicle, later identified as Elizabeth A. Jay, 58, of Algonquin, was pronounced dead after being taken to Centegra Hospital in Huntley.

The driver of the third vehicle involved in the crash was taken to a hospital for treatment of accident injuries.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the McHenry County Coroner’s Office, Algonquin Police Department and the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal Vehicle Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal vehicle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above as well as the August 13 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Two women killed in Algonquin crash.”


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