CHICAGO (CBS) — A father has died from his accidents in a fiery crash on Interstate 90 in McHenry County that additionally killed his spouse and 4 kids. The Prepare dinner County Medical Examiner’s workplace confirmed Wednesday that Tom Dobosz, 32, has been pronounced lifeless. The tragic, fiery crash occurred at roughly 2:11 a.m. Sunday on the westbound Jane Addams Memorial Tollway close to mile marker 33.5 and the agricultural neighborhood of Riley. Tom Dobosz’s spouse, Lauren Dobosz, 31, was killed immediately alongside her kids – 13-year-old Emma, 8-year-old Lucas, 7-year-old Nicky, and 5-year-old Ella. One other 13-year-old woman who was within the automobile on the time additionally died – she was recognized by associates as Katriona Koziara, referred to as Kat. Tom, who was driving on the time, was airlifted to Loyola College Medical Middle – the place he was initially reported in critical situation however didn’t make it.
Police stated a automobile headed east within the westbound lanes struck the household’s van head-on, inflicting each automobiles to grow to be engulfed in flames. The incorrect-way driver, 22-year-old Jennifer Fernandez, additionally died. The entire Dobosz children participated in both Falcon Soccer or cheerleading at Oriole Park on Chicago’s Northwest Facet. Lauren was a cheerleading coach and Tom helped out with the soccer workforce. Neighborhood Consolidated College District 15 reported all 4 of the Dobosz kids – and the fifth baby who died – attended Central Street Elementary College and Carl Sandburg Junior Excessive College – each in Rolling Meadows.
The Metropolis of Rolling Meadows Hope Fund can also be accepting donations for the victims’ households in this GoFundMe.