I-88 Fatal Car Accident Near Route 53 Exit Leads To Two Fatalities

An I-88 fatal car accident occurred Tuesday, January 26, 2021. This I-88 fatal car accident involved a collision between a car and a semi truck. Previous to the collision the car appears to have lost control for an undetermined reason.

Two people in the car died from accident injuries. The driver, Ashley Skrobot, 30, of Lisle, died after being taken to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. A 9-year-old passenger died Thursday at Lurie Children’s Hospital.

This fatal expressway accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the January 29, 2021 Lisle Patch article titled “9-Year-Old Dies After I-88 Crash.” An excerpt:

Illinois State Police said Skrobot was driving a 2009 Honda Accord in the left lane westbound on I-88 near the Route 53 exit just before 11 a.m. Tuesday when she lost control, causing the Honda to hit a median and then go back into traffic, where it was hit by a semi-trailer.

The driver of the semi truck was not hurt during the collision.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this I-88 fatal car accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

Loss of vehicle control can happen for a number of reasons. Some of these reasons are due to driver negligence, such as a driver’s error. However, there are many reasons why a driver might lose control that are beyond the driver’s control. Loss of vehicle control accidents are further discussed on the “DuPage County Accidents Involving Loss Of Control.”

As seen on that page, various reasons for loss of control are discussed. Various DuPage County accidents are highlighted. Loss of control that occurs on an expressway or other situations in which the vehicle is traveling at higher speeds often result in serious accident injuries. These injuries can lead to life-threatening if not fatal injuries.

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