ISP FATAL TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT
The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by the Illinois State Police
WHAT: Three Unit Fatal Traffic Crash
WHERE: Illinois Route 47 at Walker Road, Kendall County
WHEN: Aug. 19, 2021 at approximately 8:59 p.m.
VEHICLE: Unit 1- 2002 Gray GMC Yukon
Unit 2- 2000 Black Freightliner
Unit 3- 2008 Black Chevrolet Avalanche
DRIVER: Unit 1- Timothy D. Ryan, 67-year-old male of Lockport, IL (Transported to local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries)
Unit 2- Jaguir S. Sidhu, 45-year-old male of Brampton, ON
Unit 3- Jennifer M. Bauer, 42-year-old female of Sandwich, IL (Transported to local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries)
PASSENGERS: Unit 3- Joshua J. Bauer, 43-year-old male of Sandwich, IL (Deceased)
Unit 3- 14-year-old female of Sandwich, IL (Transported to local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries)
PRELIMINARY: A preliminary investigation indicates the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling eastbound on Walker Road approaching IL-47. Unit 2 was traveling southbound on IL-47 and Unit 3 was traveling northbound on IL-47, both approaching Walker Road. Unit 1 driver failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection. The front end of Unit 1 struck the rear passenger side of Unit 2 and Unit 1 entered the ditch southeast of the intersection. Upon impact, Unit 2 rolled onto its side in the roadway. The front end of Unit 3 then struck the rear end of Unit 2 and both units became fully engulfed.
The front seat passenger of Unit 3 sustained life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene. IL-47 northbound at Caton Farm Road and IL-47 southbound at Ament Road was closed for the crash investigation; all lanes were reopened at approximately 2:45 a.m. on Aug. 20, 2021. There is no further information available.
CHARGES: Pending Investigation
The public is reminded that all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.