Fatal McHenry County Car Accident

Fatal Head-On Collision In Crystal Lake, Illinois

There was a “head-on collision” Monday evening (April 28, 2014) in Crystal Lake, Illinois.  One person died and one person sustained “life-threatening” injuries because of this crash.

According to the Crystal Lake Police Department, this fatal crash happened at approximately 5:45 p.m., as a Toyota sedan, traveling south on Pyott Road from Rakow Road crossed the center lane and hit a northbound Honda.  In turn, the Honda hit a northbound Chevrolet Tahoe.

The driver of the Honda was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the Toyota had to be extricated from the vehicle, and was taken to Centegra Hospital in McHenry with injuries considered to be life-threatening.

The driver and passenger of the Tahoe were taken to Sherman Hospital in Elgin.

The Crystal Lake Police Department and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office are investigating the incident.

Various Sources And Updates For This McHenry County Car Crash

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the April 29, 2014 CBS Chicago article titled “1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured In Crystal Lake Crash” as well as the April 28 Northwest Herald story titled “One dead, one seriously hurt in Crystal Lake crash.”