There was a double-fatal Bartlett crash early Tuesday morning (September 25, 2018) involving a car that crossed over into oncoming lanes.
As discussed on the “DuPage County Accidents Involving ‘Head-On’ Collisions” page, accidents involving a vehicle that crosses the center line often lead to a collision that involves serious accident injuries. As seen in this double-fatal Bartlett crash, not only were two people killed because of the crash, but three other people were also injured.
According to police, this crash happened at approximately 5:50 a.m. at the intersection of Stearns Road and Munger Road.
An excerpt regarding the crash, from the September 25, 2018 Daily Herald article titled “One killed, four injured in Bartlett crash“:
According to police, the crash occurred about 5:50 a.m. when a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt driven west on Stearns by a 23-year-old man crossed into oncoming lanes and struck a 2015 Nissan Altima and 2012 Land Rover.
Among those injured during this double-fatal Bartlett crash was the driver of the Altima, identified as Christopher Arbeen, 40, of South Elgin. He was declared dead at the accident scene.
A passenger in the Chevrolet Cobolt, Miguel A. Flores, 23, of West Chicago, was also injured during the crash, suffering life-threatening injuries. He was taken to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, where he died later in the day.
The driver of the Land Rover, a 54-year-old, the driver of the Cobalt, and the 20-year-old driver of the Camaro were also injured. Their injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature. They were taken to Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield for medical treatment.
This double-fatal Bartlett crash remains under investigation by the Bartlett Police Department and the Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team.
Those with information concerning this DuPage County fatal crash are asked to contact the Bartlett Police Department at (630) 837-0846.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this accident can be seen in the article mentioned above, as well as the September 26 Batavia Patch article titled “2 Dead Following 5-Vehicle Crash.”