Police: 4 dead after 3-vehicle crash in suburban Chicago

Updated 2/17/2017 1:49 PM

DES PLAINES, Ill. -- Authorities say four people have died following a three-vehicle crash in suburban Chicago.

Police say a speeding vehicle collided head-on with a car Thursday night in Des Plaines as the car turned. An SUV then hit the car. Police say three family members who were riding in the car died. The Cook County medical examiner identified them as 20-year-old Kirsten M. Crawford, 50-year-old Anita Crawford and 52-year-old Kevin Crawford, all of Arlington Heights.


Police say the driver of the speeding vehicle was pronounced dead at a hospital. He was identified as Piotr Rog of Des Plaines. A passenger was in critical condition.

Two people in the SUV were treated at the scene for minor injuries. Police say the speeding driver was at fault in the crash, which is under investigation.

Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.