Heartbreak on Wheels: Community Grieves for Teens Lost in South Elgin Car Crash

A tragic car crash in South Elgin, Illinois on Thursday morning claimed the lives of two South Elgin High School students. According to police, the fatal collision occurred at 7 a.m. at the intersection of Illinois Route 25 and Keynon Road, located just east of the school.

The incident involved a Honda Civic with students inside and a semi-truck. One student passenger of the Civic died at the scene while a second student passed away after being transported to the hospital.

Two South Elgin High School students killed in car accident

The Civic driver and one other passenger were hospitalized along with the semi-truck driver. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

In response, District U-46 activated a crisis team at South Elgin High School to support the grieving school community.

Authorities are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the devastating crash that took the lives of the two students. The South Elgin community is mourning this tragic loss. Further details are pending.

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