Fatal Car Crash In Schaumburg Involving 16-Year-Old Driver

There was a fatal car crash Sunday night (March 11, 2018) in Schaumburg.   The crash led to the death of the driver, a 16-year-old high school student.

An excerpt regarding the crash and the driver, identified as Graham W. Fath, from the March 12, 2018 Daily Herald article (with remembrances) titled “Conant High School junior killed in Schaumburg crash“:

Fath was traveling east on Wiley Road when the 2010 Subaru Outback he was driving crossed into the westbound lane, left the road and struck a utility pole, according to the preliminary investigation. The vehicle caught fire and was extinguished by Schaumburg firefighters.

Police believe speed was a factor in the crash.

Fath was pronounced dead at the accident scene.   During the crash he was ejected from the vehicle.   A fire ensued after the collision.

A subsequent autopsy by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office indicated that he died from multiple accident injuries that occurred during the crash.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Schaumburg Police Department  with the assistance of the Major Case Assistance Team.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Cook County car crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the March 12 nbcchicago.com article (with video) titled “Suburban Teen Killed in Crash…