Elgin man dies of injuries from morning crash

Updated 1/27/2015 4:42 PM

A 66-year-old Elgin man died of injuries sustained in a two-car crash Tuesday morning in Elgin, police said.

Guillermo Zamora-Enriquez was taken to Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead. The driver of the other vehicle, and a passenger in Zamora-Enriquez's car were treated for nonlife-threatening injuries at the hospital.


The crash occurred about 8 a.m. at Summit and Spring streets, police said.

A preliminary investigation revealed the car driven by Zamora-Enriquez was traveling east on Summit Street and failed to yield to a stop sign at the intersection. It was struck by a car traveling southbound on Spring Street, driven by a 36-year-old Elgin woman, police said.

After the initial crash, Zamora-Enriquez drove into a home in the 400 block of Spring Street, police said.

Several streets in the area of the crash were closed during the investigation for about three hours. The Elgin Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating. Anyone with information is urged to call (847) 289-2660.


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