One Teen Dies In Tinley Park Auto Accident

An 18 year old woman was killed Saturday night in Tinley Park, Illinois during a car accident in which the car she was in went off the road and rolled over repeatedly.

The woman killed has been identified as Megan Elan of Alsip, Illinois according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Details concerning the accident are limited, unfortunately. The accident happened just after 11:30 p.m. in the 6200 block of 183rd Street, according to Tinley Park Police.

Five people total were in the car, a 2008 Pontiac G6, as the accident occurred. As it headed west on 183rd Street, it went off the left side of the road.

The car then rolled over several times, coming to rest in a Cook County Forest Preserve nearby. One of the car’s occupants was ejected from the vehicle.

An investigation is ongoing.

Additional details on the accident can be seen in the August 14 Chicago Tribune article titled “Alsip teen dies in Tinley Park auto crash.”

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