Man dead, 4 injured in Barrington Hills crash
Updated: April 8, 2013 6:40AM
BARRINGTON HILLS — A four-vehicle accident in Barrington Hills on Sunday afternoon resulted in one fatality and four injuries.
A Chevrolet Suburban traveling north on state Route 59 sideswiped a southbound Toyota at about 3 p.m. just south of Dundee Road, according to Barrington Hills police. The Suburban then struck a southbound Dodge Intrepid head-on and a Ford Escape was unable to avoid the accident and struck the rear of the Intrepid.
The driver of the Intrepid was killed in the crash. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office identified him as 61-year-old Ronald Ziolo of Elgin.
A passenger in the Intrepid, a 44-year-old Florida woman sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Saint Alexius Hospital in Hoffman Estates. The driver of the Suburban, identified as an 18-year-old man from Barrington Hills, was taken to Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver and passenger of the Ford Escape, a 44-year-old woman and a 61-year-old man from Fox River Grove, were also both taken to Good Shepherd Hospital.
Police reported that the driver of the Toyota, a 57-year-old woman, was not injured and was released at the scene.
Emergency medical assistance was provided at the scene by the Barrington and Palatine Rural fire departments. Police officers from Barrington, South Barrington, Palatine and Fox River Grove worked the scene.
Barrington Hills police are investigating the crash with the Major Crash Assistance Team of Lake County. ~.