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Police: Elk Grove Village driver charged in car crash that killed mother of five Andrea Garcia near Biesterfield and Meacham

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Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 03:49

Teenager charged after traffic accident in northern suburbs that killed mother of five: police

A teenager has been charged in connection with a car crash in Elk Grove Village near Biesterfield and Meacham that killed mother of five Andrea Garcia, police said.

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (WLS) – Charges have been filed in connection with a traffic accident in which a suburban mother of five died.

Andrea Garcia was on her way home from work late last month when another car crashed into her vehicle in Elk Grove Village.

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The accident occurred on Tuesday evening, May 28, at the intersection of Biesterfield and Meacham streets.

Now a teenager who, according to police, was driving the car that hit her, must face several charges.

The charges include negligent homicide, speeding and driving without headlights.

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