Ambrocia Romero of Waukegan dies in fatal Lake County car crash – Thursday, May 12, 2022

Lake County car crash death of Ambrocia Romero of Waukegan – Obituary

Ambrocia Romero of Waukegan has been identified as the person killed in a fatal Lake County car crash that occurred on Thursday, May 12, 2022.

Ambrocia Romero, 44, of Waukegan, died as a consequence of the incident from severe blunt-force injuries, Lake County coroner’s office Chief Deputy Steve Newton said Friday.

Around 5:15 a.m. Thursday, Romero was riding in the front passenger seat of a Toyota Camry traveling north on Green Bay Road near Johns Manville Avenue when it was hit head-on by a Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 43-year-old Streamwood man. According to officials, the vehicle had crossed the centerline.

Both drivers and a passenger in the Toyota were brought to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities believe alcohol played a role in the collision, which is still being investigated.