Fatal West Town Car Collision

There was a fatal car collision Saturday (January 28, 2017) in the West Town Chicago neighborhood.  One driver died and three other people were injured during the crash.

According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 1:35 p.m., as a man driving west on Hubbard Street in a Jeep Cherokee “ran” a stop sign and struck a Toyota Camry that was traveling northbound on North Ashland.

The driver of the Camry, a 58-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The driver of the Jeep Cherokee along with two passengers in the Jeep were taken to Stroger Hospital for treatment of accident injuries that were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

An excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times article (with crash scene photo) of January 28, 2017 titled “Man charged with DUI after fatal West Town crash” with regard to the driver of the Jeep Cherokee:

Yonatan D. Monrroy-Madrid, 19, faces one felony count of aggravated DUI causing an accident resulting in a death, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He was also charged with two misdemeanor counts of DUI and cited for operating a motor vehicle without insurance, failing to stop at a stop sign and failing to reduce speed.

Additional details and possible updates regarding this fatal Chicago collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the January 28 Chicago Tribune article titled “1 dead, 3 injured in West Town traffic crash.”