1 dead, 1 injured in Kane County crash
A woman was killed and a man was injured in a two-vehicle car crash near west suburban Maple Park on October 7.
According to a press release from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred around 11:50 a.m.
32-year old Shanay Martin was driving a 2000 Mercury Marquis westbound on Rt. 38 when she swerved to avoid hitting a line of stopped cars, but struck a 1987 Chevrolet pickup heading east on Rt. 38 instead.
Martin was pronounced dead at the Delnor Hospital. The 35-year old driver of the pickup, whose identity was not revealed, received treatment for non-life-threatening injuries at the same hospital.
Meredith and Watson roads were closed as officials investigated the crash.
The lawyers at Spiros Law, P.C., extend their condolences to the families and and friends of the victims.