Fatal “Head-On Collision” In Unincorporated Prairie Grove

Fatal Collision In McHenry County

There was a fatal “head-on” collision Monday evening (January 11, 2016) in unincorporated Prairie Grove.

According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened Monday evening at 6:11 p.m.  The collision happened in the 2200 block of Illinois South Route 31.

An excerpt from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office media release of January 12, 2016, titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigates Two Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash“:

Preliminary investigation indicated that a 2002 Cadillac Deville was traveling southbound on Illinois South Route 31 at 6:11p.m., Monday.  After the Cadillac overtook another vehicle traveling southbound, it lost control and entered the northbound lane where it collided with a northbound 2003 Mercury Mountaineer.

The driver of the Cadillac, identified as a 25-year-old Bartlett man, was pronounced dead after being taken to Centegra Hospital in McHenry.

The driver of the Mercury was identified as Colleen Dilone Victoriano, 51.  She was also taken to Centegra Hospital in McHenry for treatment of her accident injuries.

Another excerpt from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office release mentioned above:

An investigation is ongoing by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigations Unit and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.  Members of the Crystal Lake and McHenry Fire Protection District along with the McHenry City Police Department and Prairie Grove Police Department assisted at the scene.

Additional Details Concerning This Fatal McHenry County Crash

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Sheriff’s Office release mentioned above, as well as the January 12 Crystal Lake-Cary Patch article titled “Driver Killed, Other Driver Seriously Injured in Head-On Crash.”