Fatal Car Crash In McHenry County
There was a fatal car crash early Wednesday (January 18, 2017) in Algonquin. The accident happened in the 900 block of West Algonquin Road.
The accident was a single-vehicle accident in which a Dodge Charger crashed into a utility pole on the north side of the road. At the time of the accident the Charger was driving westbound.
Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District went to the accident scene at 1:40 a.m. When they arrived the car was engulfed in flames.
The driver, later identified as Brandon Soriano-Saldana, 18, was found deceased within the vehicle.
An excerpt from the January 18, 2017 Crystal Lake Patch article titled “1 Killed in Fiery Crash on West Algonquin Road“:
The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle died “as a result of the collision and/or vehicle fire,” according to an Algonquin Police Department press release.
The accident remains under investigation by the Algonquin Police Department.
Additional Details Concerning This Fatal McHenry County Crash
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Crystal Lake Patch article mentioned above as well as the January 18 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Person found dead after fiery crash in Algonquin.”