Fatal Car Accident In Elgin, Illinois

Fatal Car Accident In Kane County

There was a fatal car accident in Elgin, Illinois on Tuesday evening (May 27, 2014) that happened as a parolee fled police in his car.

This fatal Kane County accident happened at approximately 5:08 p.m., after the parolee fled from Elgin Police as they attempted to stop him at Dundee and Jefferson Avenues.  

The parolee was identified as Steven “Stevie” T. Luellen, 34, of Elgin.  Elgin Police had attempted to stop him on an Illinois Department of Corrections warrant.

As Luellen attempted to elude Elgin Police, he “ran a stop sign” at Jefferson and Liberty Street, and his car collided with a Mazda MPV traveling northbound on Liberty Street.  

The MPV was driven by Miguel A. Tellez, 35, of Carpentersville.  He was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital were he was pronounced dead.

Luellen and a passenger in his car were both hospitalized.

According to Elgin Police, they did not chase the vehicle driven by Luellen.

Additional Information Concerning This Fatal Kane County Car Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Kane County fatal vehicle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the May 28 The Courier-News article titled “Victim identified in fatal crash” as well as the May 28 Huntley Patch article titled “Police Identify Man Killed After Parolee Flees Cops, Crashes Into Victim’s Vehicle.”


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