Fatal Collision Between Car And Semi In Aurora

Fatal Kane County Car Accident

There was a fatal car crash Tuesday afternoon (March 24, 2015) in Aurora that led to the death of a man and injured his female passenger.

The accident happened at the intersection of Eola Road and Diehl Road at approximately 1:20 p.m.

According to preliminary information, the accident happened as a car that was driving westbound on Diehl Road “ran” the red light at the intersection.  This car then collided with a semi truck that was northbound on Eola.  In turn, the truck hit another vehicle.

The car that “ran” the red light was driven by Carlos Villegas, 89, of Carpentersville.  He was pronounced dead after being taken to an Aurora hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

The passenger in the car, Villegas’ 87-year-old wife, Dorothy, suffered injuries that were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.  She was also taken to an Aurora hospital.

The truck driver and occupant of the car that was hit by the truck both refused medical treatment at the accident scene.

This fatal collision remains under investigation.

Additional Details Concerning This Kane County Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Aurora crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the March 24, 2015 Daily Herald article titled “1 dead in Aurora crash” as well as the March 24 Chicago Tribune article titled “Carpentersville man killed in Aurora crash.”


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