Jennifer Fernandez Death – We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Jennifer Fernandez, in northern Illinois, who has passed away from injuries suffered in the fiery crash on Sunday.
Thomas Dobosz of Rolling Meadows, Illinois, who was involving in the crash with wrong-way driver.
Thomas, 32, died in a hospital after a van he was operating carrying his wife, Lauren, his four children, and teenage family friend around 2 a.m. Sunday, was struck by a vehicle operated by 22-year-old Fernandez.
Fernandez, of Carpentersville, Illinois, was identified as the wrong-way driver in a fiery crash on Interstate 90 in McHenry County early Sunday.
Fernandez was driving the wrong-way on Interstate 90 in Marengo when the vehicle stuck a van killing five young people and a woman, identified as, Lauren Dobosz, 31, of Rolling Meadows.
According to reports, Fernandez was driving the wrong-way on I-90 near Milepost 33.5 in Marengo, when the vehicle came into head-on contact with a van around 2:10 a.m. Sunday. The vehicle then burst into flames.
Passengers killed on the scene were identified as mother, Lauren Dobosz, two 13-year-old girls, a 7-year-old boy, a 6-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl.
Fernandez also died in the crash.