There was a fatal DuPage County vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon (September 8, 2015) in Bloomingdale.
According to Bloomingdale Police, the accident involved a collision between an SUV and semi truck at approximately 4:50 p.m. The collision happened on Lake Street at Glen Ellyn Road.
A preliminary police investigation indicates that the driver of the semi “ran a red light” as he was traveling eastbound on Lake Street.
A collision ensued, with the driver and passenger of the SUV having severe accident injuries.
According to the DuPage County Coroner’s Office, the driver of the SUV, Jill Mraz, 56, of Roselle, was pronounced dead after being taken to Adventist Glen Oaks Medical Center in Glendale Heights.
The SUV’s passenger, a male, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove for treatment of his accident injuries.
The accident remains under investigation.
Those with information regarding this fatal accident are asked to contact the Bloomingdale Police Department at 630-529-9668.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 9, 2015 Daily Herald article titled “Bloomingdale crash leaves one person dead, another seriously injured” as well as the September 9 mysuburbanlife.com article titled “Bloomingdale crash kills Roselle woman, critically injures man.”