Chicago Man Killed In Suburban Crash

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (STMW) – A Chicago man was killed in a two-vehicle collision Saturday afternoon in northwest suburban Elk Grove Village.

Police responded at 12:10 p.m. to a two-vehicle crash at Elmhurst Road and Greenleaf Avenue in Elk Grove Village, according to a police release.

A 2001 Volvo truck traveling south on Elmhurst Road struck the front of a 1999 Plymouth minivan traveling east on Greenleaf Road as it made a left turn, police said.

The driver of the minivan, Zeferino Camargo, was initially taken to Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The driver of the Volvo, Nikola Gligorevic, of Phoeniz, Ariz., was not injured, police said.

An autopsy on Camargo, 57, of the 1700 block of W. Albion Ave., is scheduled for Sunday, according to the medical examiner’s office.

The Elk Grove Village Police Department’s Traffic Section is still investigating the cause Saturday night.

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  • Yanz

    Just another reason no to buy American. Volvo 1- Dodge 0.

  • ignorantyanz

    Yanz, your ignorance is astounding. Have a little respect – a life was lost here. This man leaves behind a grieving family and friends.

    He was hit by a TRUCK… my advice to you would be to keep your ignorant comments to yourself in the future. You should be ashamed.

  • ecamargo

    Thank you for your sympathy ignorantyanz…Mr. Camargo was a husband, a father, and grandfather…my children will no longer have an opportunity to enjoy their grandfather due to this horrific accident. Comments such of yanz, just bring more sorrow to our families loss.

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