Fatal Accident in Mahomet

MAHOMET - A 57 year old woman is dead following a crash in Mahomet. The Illinois State Police told WAND News the accident took place on 775 North Lombard in Mahomet on Saturday. A car driven by a 26 year old man from Champaign was traveling south on Lombard approaching the driveway to the Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve Trail parking area. That's when police say the vehicle driven by the 57 year old woman pulled out of the parking area. The man in the first vehicle told police he tried to avoid hitting the woman's vehicle but was unable to stop. The woman's car was forced into the east ditch. She died a short while later. The occupants of the other vehicle were not hurt.
The accident remains under investigation.

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