Plainfield crash leaves one dead
The passenger in the Camry, Sarah E. Cruz, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene
Last updated 2/19/2020 at 2:09pm
A Spring Valley woman died Feb. 13 in a traffic crash on Route 126 in Plainfield.
The collision occurred shortly after 9 p.m. between Meadow Lane and Indian Boundary Line Road.
According to Police Commander Anthony Novak a 37-year-old man was driving a Toyota Camry east on Route 126 when he lost control of the vehicle and drove into the westbound lanes. The Camry was struck on the passenger side by a BMW X5 driven by a 58-year-old woman.
The passenger in the Camry, Sarah E. Cruz, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Camry suffered life-threatening injuries, according to police reports, and was airlifted to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. The driver of the BMW was taken to Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora with non-life-threatening injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.