Marengo Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Fatal McHenry County Pedestrian Accident

There was a fatal pedestrian accident Sunday night (October 22, 2017) in Marengo.  The pedestrian died at the accident scene.

According to the Marengo Police, the accident occurred at approximately 6:15 p.m. Sunday, as a man was attempting to walk across Telegraph Street at the Prospect Street intersection.  At that time, the man was struck by a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer that was heading eastbound on Telegraph Street.

The man was identified by the McHenry County Coroner’s Office as Jaime L. Campuzano, 31, of Marengo.  He died at the accident scene.

Neither the 70-year-old female driver of the SUV or the passenger in the SUV were hurt during the crash.

An excerpt regarding the pedestrian accident, from the Northwest Herald article of October 23, 2017, titled “McHenry County coroner identifies Marengo man killed in Sunday night crash“:

Police said it was dark and raining at the time of the crash, and Campuzano was wearing dark clothing.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Marengo Police Deparment and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Major Accident Team.  An autopsy is also scheduled.

Additional Details Regarding This Fatal McHenry County Pedestrian Accident

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal pedestrian accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the Chicago Sun-Times article of October 23 titled “Man fatally struck by SUV in Marengo.”

“Head-On Collision” On Route 176 Near Woodstock Injures Five People

McHenry County “Head-On Collision”

There was a three-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon (October 10, 2017) involving a “head-on collision” on Route 176 near Woodstock in unincorporated Door Township.

According to information provided by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office (in a media release titled “Three Vehicle Traffic Crash Results In Injuries“) first responders, including the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department, Lakewood Police, Woodstock Fire Protection District and Marengo Rescue Squad first traveled to the accident scene at 3:36 p.m.  The accident scene was on Route 176 west of Dean Street.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the media release:

Preliminary investigation indicates the Chevrolet truck was traveling eastbound on US Route 176 and for unknown reasons crossed into the westbound lane of travel striking the Honda and then striking the Lexus head on. The three vehicle head-on crash resulted in a road closure for approximately four hours.

Among those injured in the crash was the driver of the Lexus, a 59 year-old female, and her passenger, a 37 year-old female.  They were initially transported to Huntley Centegra Hospital before being transferred to other hospitals.  Both were reported to be in critically injured.

The driver of the Chevrolet truck, identified as a 17 year-old male, and the truck’s passenger, a 25 year-old male, were taken to Huntley Centegra Hospital for treatment of their accident injuries.  They were in good condition.

The driver of the Honda, identified as a 47 year-old female was treated at the accident scene.

Another excerpt from the McHenry County Sheriff Office release:

Seatbelts were worn in the Honda and Lexus, it is unknown if the occupants of the Chevrolet truck were wearing their seatbelts. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash and charges are pending. The investigation is ongoing by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Crash Investigation Unit.

Additional Details Regarding This McHenry County “Head-On Collision”

Additional details and possible updates regarding this McHenry County crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above as well as the October 11 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Two women critically injured in three-vehicle crash near Woodstock.”