Head-On Crash on Kirk Road in St. Charles Takes Life of Naperville Woman

Head-On Crash on Kirk Road in St. Charles Takes Life of Naperville Woman

The intersection of North Kirk Road and Ohio Avenue. (CREDIT: Google Maps)

A 60-year-old woman was killed this morning (Tuesday, June 2, 2020) when her Volkswagen Beetle sideswiped a Mercedes, then struck a semi-truck in a head-on crash on Kirk Road in St. Charles.

According to a St. Charles Police Department news release, the woman driving the Volkswagen has been identified as Moira Simpson of Naperville.

(CREDIT: Google Maps)

St. Charles Deputy Chief Erik Mahan said in the news release that police and Fire Department personnel responded at around 7:51 a.m. to a report of a vehicle crash involving injuries. Initial callers indicated that they believed one person involved might be deceased.

A preliminary investigation indicates that a silver Volkswagen Beetle was traveling north on Kirk Road and crossed over the center line into the southbound lanes near Ohio Avenue.

Police said the Volkswagen sideswiped a southbound Mercedes, then struck a southbound semi-truck head-on.

Simpson was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police said the driver and passenger of the Mercedes were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the semi was treated by paramedics and released at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

SOURCE: St. Charles Police Department news release