Naperville Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash on Southeast Side

(3/14/24 UPDATE: The 88-year-old female passenger of the Dodge Caravan succumbed to her injuries. Naperville Police are urging anyone with information about the crash to please call the Traffic Unit at (630) 420-8833. )

On Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at approximately 11:10 a.m., the Naperville Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the intersection of 95th Street and Plainfield/Naperville Road for a crash involving two vehicles.

The initial investigation indicated that a white 2019 Chrysler Pacifica was traveling southbound on Plainfield/Naperville Road and into the intersection at 95th Street. A blue 2007 Dodge Caravan was traveling northbound on Plainfield/Naperville Road and attempted to turn left onto westbound 95th Street. Both vans collided in the intersection. The driver of the Dodge Caravan was transported to a local hospital with apparent minor injuries. The passenger from the Dodge Caravan was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Due to the nature of the crash, traffic crash reconstruction specialists from the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit responded to the scene to investigate. Portions of Plainfield/Naperville Road and 95th Street were closed until approximately 3:30 p.m. due to the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (630) 420-8833.

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