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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

PRESS RELEASE

Contact Information: Domrose #563

Monday, August 1, 2016

Sheriff's Office Investigates Fatal in Unincorporated Bensenville

The DuPage County Sheriff's Office is investigating a head on fatal accident that occurred at approximately 2:35 pm on Grand Ave. just east of Wilson in unincorporated Bensenville yesterday. Sheriff's deputies were dispatched for an accident with injuries involving four vehicles.

Paulette Jones (73) of Northlake was pronounced deceased at the scene and her daughter Jennifer Jones (44) of Northlake was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The 5 people in the other vehicle were all transported to Loyola hospital with unknown injuries.

The Jones’ were traveling westbound on Grand Ave. in a Nissan Altima when it was struck head on by a Grand Marquis that crossed into oncoming traffic. The driver of the Marquis, a 21 year old male, had 4 additional passengers in the vehicle that were all injured. Two additional vehicles were involved in the crash with minor injuries reported.

At this time, no further information is being released pending further investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office at 630-407-2400.

 

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The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office reminds readers that any charges indicated in this document are merely accusations, and the listed defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.