Vigils, Fundraising Efforts Begin for Those Killed in McHenry County Wrong-Way Crash

(Hampshire, IL) A vigil has taken place, and fundraising efforts have begun for a family that were nearly all killed in a fiery wreck near Hampshire (in McHenry County). The wrong-way crash killed the suspect driver, Jennifer Fernandez of Carpentersville, who was said to be going the wrong way on I-90 when she slammed into a full size passenger van. The driver of the van, Thomas Dobosz of Rolling Meadows, survived, but everyone else in the vehicle including his wife, his four children, and a 13-year-old friend of the family died. The circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (8-2-22)