Three killed in taxi crash

June 27, 2009 4:37:56 PM PDT
Three people have been killed in a two car accident in a far northwest suburb.It happened early Saturday morning on Lake Cook Road near Park Hill Drive in Kildeer, the scene borders with Barrington and Deer Park.

The crash involved a taxi cab and a grey Lexus. They collided head on. Both drivers were killed.

Two passengers in the Lexus were also injured, one of them, 23-year-old Octavio Carrera of Palatine, later died at Good Shepherd Hospital. There were no passengers in the cab.

The taxi driver, 51-year-old Jozef Zwalinski of Palatine, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Lexus, 22-year-old Alonso Ramos-Gomez of West Dundee, was also pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is now under investigation.