Bloomingdale man, 44, identified as victim in deadly Elk Grove crash

Updated 7/1/2018 2:54 PM

The man killed Saturday in a six-vehicle pileup in Elk Grove Village that injured 10 others has been identified as Giuseppe Gazzano, 44, of Bloomingdale.

Gazzano was pronounced dead at 11:23 a.m. Saturday, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He died as a result of multiple injuries suffered when a dump truck collided with an SUV, according to the medical examiner.


The crash occurred about 10:45 a.m. at Arlington Heights and Cosman roads, according to Elk Grove Village police.

Elk Grove Village Fire Battalion Chief Mark Percudani said the department transported 11 victims to various hospitals. Updates on their conditions were not available Sunday.

Stacina Stagner, spokeswoman for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, confirmed Sunday that a district maintenance vehicle was involved in the crash. The vehicle was in the area for routine maintenance work, she said, and five of its occupants were transported to local hospitals.

The district will continue to work with Elk Grove Village police in their investigation, Stagner said.

A section of Arlington Heights Road was closed for hours after the crash. It reopened about 6 p.m. Saturday. Percudani said.

The crash remains under investigation by the Elk Grove Village Police Department's Traffic Section and the Major Case Assistance Crash Team. Elk Grove police had no update on the investigation Sunday.

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