Woman killed, another seriously hurt in Elgin crash

SHARE Woman killed, another seriously hurt in Elgin crash
SHARE Woman killed, another seriously hurt in Elgin crash

(ELGIN) One woman was killed and another seriously injured in a head-on crash Tuesday morning in northwest suburban Elgin.

The crash happened at Highland and Lyle avenues about 7 a.m., according to a statement from Elgin police. A 2005 Nissan Altima was westbound on Highland Avenue when it crossed the center line and struck a 2014 Honda Civic traveling eastbound.

The driver of the Nissan, 20-year-old Cynthia Vega of Elgin, was taken to Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin where she was pronounced dead, police said.

The driver of the Honda, a 28-year-old Elgin woman, seriously hurt and was taken to Sherman Hospital.

Elgin police are investigating. Anyone with information should call (847) 289-2661.

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