Teen driver charged in Elk Grove Village crash that killed mother of 5: police

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Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Teen charged in north suburban crash that killed mother of 5: police
A teen has been charged in an Elk Grove Village crash that killed Andrea Garcia, a mother of five, near Biesterfield and Meacham, police said.

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (WLS) -- Charges have been filed in a crash that killed a suburban mother of five.

Andrea Garcia was on her way home from work late last month when another car slammed into her vehicle in Elk Grove Village.

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The crash happened at the intersection of Biesterfield and Meacham roads on the evening of Tuesday, May 28.

Now, a juvenile, who police say was driving the car that hit her, is facing multiple charges.

Those charges include felony reckless homicide, aggravated speeding and driving without headlights.