A 21-year-old Lake Zurich woman died early Thursday following a two-vehicle crash near Ela Road and east Hillside Road in Barrington.
The crash occurred around 1:37 a.m. when a vehicle traveling north on Ela Road lost control and traveled into the southbound lane, hitting the passenger side of an oncoming vehicle, according to a village of Barrington press release.
The driver of the northbound vehicle, a 21-year-old Lake Zurich resident, suffered fatal injuries as a result of the impact and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:20 a.m.
A passenger from the other vehicle was transported to Good Shepherd Hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries, according to the news release.
An investigation is being conducted by the Barrington Police Department Major Crash Investigation Team and the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team.
The 21 year old female was transported to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office pending further examination.