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2 dead after car hits building in northern Illinois

August 25, 2019

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead, including a 13-year-old girl, after a car crashed into a condominium building in northern Illinois.

The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports that the crash occurred around 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Round Lake Beach. Authorities expect to conduct autopsies on Monday.

Police say a 2006 Pontiac G6 was traveling eastbound in a 25 mph zone when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it crashed. A witness told police the car was speeding.

The girl and the driver were taken to an area hospital where both died as a result of their injuries.

Two condominium units were damaged.

No other injuries were reported.

The crash remains under investigation.

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Information from: Daily Herald, http://www.dailyherald.com

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