Fatal Head-On Crash In Darien

There was a fatal head-on crash Friday (January 1, 2016) in Darien.

The accident happened in the 700 block of Plainfield Road at approximately 10:30 a.m.  At that time, one westbound vehicle and one traveling eastbound collided.  It is unclear as to what caused the accident.

Both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles.

They were identified as Mary A. Dziekan, 64, of Downers Grove, and Mark Maran Jr., 32, of Darien.  Both were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, and both were pronounced dead.

Those who have information concerning the accident are asked to contact Darien Police at 630-971-3999.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the January 1, 2016 abc7chicago.com (with a picture of the accident scene) titled “2 killed in head-on vehicle crash in Darien” as well as the January 3 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Two killed in Darien crash on New Year’s Day.”

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