WHAT: Three Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash
WHERE: Illinois Route 45/42 at 7000N Road, Kankakee County
WHEN: June 6, 2021 at approximately 4:09 p.m.
VEHICLE: Unit 1 – 2014 Gray Toyota Camry
Unit 2 – 2019 White Acura ADX
Unit 3 – 2014 Silver Nissan Maxima
DRIVER: Unit 1 – David L. Raymond, 57-year-old male of Kankakee, IL – Deceased
Unit 2 – Cynthia S. Alvarado, 25-year-old female of Manhattan, IL
Unit 3 – Ethan G. Hack, 20-year-old male of Kankakee, IL – Transported to a local hospital with injuries
PASSENGER: Unit 3 – Justin K. Hack, 18-year-old male of Kankakee, IL
Unit 3 – Juvenile, 15-year-old male of Kankakee, IL
PRELIMINARY: A preliminary investigation indicates the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling southbound on Illinois Route 45/52 and for unknown reasons entered the northbound lanes striking Unit 2, which was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 45/52, head on. Unit 3 was traveling southbound behind Unit 1 and struck Unit 1 following the impact of Unit 1 and Unit 2's crash. The driver and sole occupant of Unit 1 was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of Unit 2 did not sustain any injuries. The driver of Unit 3 was transported to a local hospital with injuries.