Fatal Car Collision In Elgin, Illinois

Fatal “Head-On” Car Collision

There was a fatal car collision in Elgin, Illinois this morning, September 30, 2014.

According to Elgin Police, this collision happened at approximately 7:00 a.m., as a woman in a 2005 Nissan Altima was driving west on Highland Avenue.  At that time, she crossed the center line at Highland Avenue and Lyle Avenue and collided with a 2014 Honda Civic that was traveling eastbound.

The driver of the Nissan Altima, identified as Cynthia Vega, 20, of Elgin, was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the other car (the Honda Civic) was identified only as a 28-year-old woman.  She was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital with serious injuries.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal Collision

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Elgin fatal head-on collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 30, 2014 Chicago Tribune article titled “Elgin woman dies in head-on crash” as well as the September 30, 2014 abc7chicago.com article titled “Elgin woman killed in head-on crash; one injured.”


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