Update: Winnebago County Coroner Office said Laura Kraman passed away from blunt force trauma to the chest and head.
UPDATE – 6/10/18: The Winnebago County Coroner has released the name of the 34 year-old female who passed away on June 6, 2018. Here name is Laura Kraman, of Roscoe, was pronounced dead at 12:50 a.m. Saturday morning, after a head-on collision with another car.
On Friday, June 8th 2018 at approximately 10:45 P.m., the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a multiple vehicle crash on Roscoe Rd just West of Gleasman Rd. The initial investigation revealed that one vehicle was Westbound on Roscoe Rd. Another vehicle was Eastbound on Roscoe Rd. just west of Gleasman Rd. The 2 vehicles (a silver 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe and an orange 2014 Dodge Journey) collided. There was significant damage to both vehicles. After this COLLISION, A second collision occurred before emergency personnel arrived on-scene. a third vehicle (Black 2018 Chevrolet Trailblazer) struck the Dodge Journey that was in the middle of Roscoe Rd. There was minor damage to the Chevrolet Trailblazer. All vehicles were occupied by only the drivers. The driver of the Dodge Journey was a 27 Year Old Female from Roscoe, IL. The driver of the of the Hyundai Santa Fe was a 34 Year Old female from Roscoe, IL. The driver of the Chevrolet Trailblazer was a 44 year old female from Roscoe, IL Harlem Roscoe Fire Personnel and MD-1 Medical Personnel were on-scene. The driver of the Hyundai Santa Fe was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet Trailblazer refused medical treatment at the scene. The driver of the Dodge Journey had to be extricated from the vehicle and was transported to a local hospital for serious injuries.
The identity of the deceased female will be released by the Winnebago County Coroner after they notify next of kin. alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. The investigation is ongoing. Once the investigation is completed the States Attorney will review the case.
Update: This is a possible fatal accident. Not yet confirmed.
Police have Roscoe rd blocked off at Gleasman. Westbound. And at Chicory Ridge eastbound.
Several emergency personnel are still on scene as of 1am.
This is still developing. Avoid the area.
We will be posting updates as they become available.
Around 11 pm tonight several personnel were on scene of a serious auto accident near Roscoe.
It happened in the area of Bridge st and Gleasman, near Roscoe. (See map)
Injuries were reported. Sounds like they requested a medical helicopter to the scene, but it was unable to lift off due to the weather.
Extrication was also requested, via a source.
Please avoid the area or expect delays.