I-94 Car Rollover Crash Leads To A Fatality And Several People Being Hurt

An I-94 car rollover crash occurred Sunday (August 2, 2020) afternoon. This I-94 car rollover crash led to one person being fatally injured and several people being seriously injured.

According to the Illinois State Police, this I-94 car rollover crash occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. Sunday, on westbound Interstate 94 at milepost 21.

An excerpt concerning this fatal accident, as seen in the August 3, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “1 killed after 2 ejected during high-speed rollover crash on I-94 near Lake Forest“:

A preliminary investigation shows that a white 2020 Toyota Camry was traveling westbound in lanes one and two at a high rate of speed, according to police.

The driver of the Toyota, identified as Rafael Perez, 25, of Berkeley, lost control and struck a blue 2013 Honda CR-V, which was traveling in lane three.

Illinois State Police said that the impact caused the Toyota to overturn and roll several times before coming to rest on the left shoulder, while the Honda came to rest in lanes two and three.

Several people were injured during this two-vehicle accident. One person was fatally injured.

Rafael Perez was ejected from the Toyota, and taken to the hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

Another man, a 21-year-old man, was also ejected from the car. This man was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

Another person in the Toyota Camry, an 18-year-old woman from Addison, was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated from the vehicle. She was taken to the hospital for medical treatment.

The driver of the Honda as well as a passenger were also hurt and taken to the hospital. Both of these vehicle occupants had injuries that were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this I-94 car rollover crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.


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