Who was Andrea Garcia? Mother of Five Killed in Elk Grove Village Crash

Andrea Garcia was a woman killed in a major crash in Elk Grove Village Tuesday night.

Garcia, 45, a mother of five, was the sole fatality of the crash which left four others hospitalized.

Elk Grove Village police were dispatched to the intersection of Biesterfield and Meacham roads at about 11:22 p.m. Tuesday for a crash involving two vehicles.

According to police, three juveniles and an adult were in a Lexus sedan traveling northbound when it ran a red light and crashed into a Honda SUV.

Garcia, the driver of the Honda was transported to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The driver and three passengers in the Lexus were transported to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries and later released.

Andrea Garcia’s husband spoke to ABC7 and confirmed his wife’s identity, revealing they had been married a whopping 26 years!

He said she was returning home from work when the accident occurred and leaves behind five children.

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