PALATINE, Ill — A woman is dead after a crash that ended in front of a home in the northwest suburbs on Monday afternoon, according to police.
Officers say the deadly crash happened near the intersection of South Quentin Road and West Hillside Street just before 3 p.m. in Palatine.
According to police, 85-year-old Rina Casiello was killed after striking multiple objects after her vehicle was hit by another car while she was traveling northbound along South Quentin Road.
Police say the woman was driving in a white Lexus ES350 when her vehicle was hit by another car traveling in the same direction.
According to officers, after her car was hit, she traveled into the southbound lanes before veering off the road and into the parkway where her vehicle then struck several fixed objects, including a utility pole and the front steps of a nearby home.
Officers say Casiello suffered major injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene.
According to police, the home that was hit in the crash suffered damage but was still habitable on Monday evening.
Palatine police and the Major Case Assistance Team’s Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction unit say an investigation into the deadly crash continues.