Fatal Head-On Crash In Pingree Grove, Illinois

Fatal Head-On Vehicle Collision In Kane County, Illinois

There was a fatal head-on vehicle crash early Thursday morning (July 17, 2014) in Pingree Grove on Route 20, approximately 3/4 mile west of Route 47.

The collision happened at approximately 12:15 a.m., and involved a pickup truck and cargo van.  At the time of the collision, each vehicle had only the driver as an occupant.

One driver, Ian Halasik, 20, of Pingree Grove, was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, where he later died.

The other driver, said to be a man from Ohio, was flown via helicopter to Advocate Condell Hospital in Libertyville.  His injuries were reported to be serious.

Pingree Grove Police are investigating and the The Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team (KCART) is assisting.  Those with information concerning this accident should contact the Pingree Grove Police Department at 847-464-4600.

Additional Information And Possible Updates Concerning This Fatal Kane County Accident

Additional information and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the July 17, 2014 The Courier-News article titled “Head-on crash kills Pingree Grove man on Route 20” as well as the July 17 Daily Herald article titled “20-year-old killed in Pingree Grove crash.”


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