Fatal Northbrook Car Accident On Christmas Day

There was a fatal car accident in unincorporated Northbrook, Illinois on Christmas Day.  One person died following the accident and four other people were hospitalized with accident injuries.

According to the Northbrook Fire Department, the accident happened at approximately 7:00 p.m., near the intersection of Sanders Road and North Mission Hills Road.

Details regarding the accident – and especially its causes – appear limited at this time.

One person, Betty Jorgensen, 91, of Northbrook, was taken to Glenbrook Hospital.  According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, she was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m.

Four others were injured during the accident, including three in critical condition and one person in stable condition.

The accident remains under the investigation by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the December 26, 2014 Chicago Tribune article titled “Woman dead, 4 hurt after Christmas Day crash in Northbrook” as well as the December 26 myfoxchicago.com article titled “1 dead, 3 critically injured in Northbrook crash.”


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