The Washington Post

7 dead in wrong-way crash in Illinois:


A crash involving a wrong-way car on an interstate in northern Illinois left seven people dead Sunday, including five children, authoritie­s said. The crash occurred about 2 a.m. on Interstate 90 in Mchenry County, about 50 miles from Chicago. Lauren Dobosz, 31, of Rolling Meadows, and five children, all in a Chevrolet full-size van, were killed, according to Illinois State Police. The children were ages 5 to 13. Jennifer Fernandez, 22, of Carpenters­ville, was driving an Acura TSX and also died, police said. Fernandez was driving in the wrong direction “for unknown reasons” before hitting the van in the westbound lanes of I-90, police said. The driver of the van, Thomas Dobosz, 32, was seriously injured.

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