Woman Dies Following “Head-On Collision” In Humboldt Park

There was a fatal “head-on collision” Sunday morning (December 7, 2014) in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood.  A 63-year-old woman died following the car crash.

Details regarding this “head-on collision” appear limited at this time.

According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 7:50 a.m., as the 63-year-old woman was driving her car eastbound in the 2700 block of West Division.  At that time, her car was hit “head-on” – for reasons currently unknown – by another car heading westbound.

The woman, identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office as Bessie English, 63, of Chicago, was pronounced dead at 9:22 a.m., after being taken to Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center.  It is being reported that she may have suffered a heart attack during the crash.

The two occupants of the car that hit Bessie English’s car fled the accident scene on foot.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in the December 7, 2014 Chicago Tribune article titled “Woman, 63, killed after West Side car crash” as well as the December 8 CBS Chicago article titled “Woman Dies After Head-On Crash In Humboldt Park.”


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