Man charged with reckless homicide for running from 2014 crash that killed 63-year-old Bessie English

A 23-year-old man is charged with reckless homicide in connection with a head-on crash in 2014 that killed 63-year-old Bessie English in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

Bessie English | Facebook

Bessie English | Facebook

Adrian Segura, of the Ukrainian Village neighborhood, was charged with failure to report an accident or death and reckless homicide with a motor vehicle in connection with the Dec. 7, 2014 crash, according to Chicago Police.

English, 63, was driving a 1993 Ford Escort west in the 2700 block of West Division about 7:50 a.m. when a tan 2010 Honda CRV crashed head-on into her, police said at the time.

Adrian Segura | Chicago Police

Adrian Segura | Chicago Police

Two men were in the Honda, which had Wisconsin license plates, and police said they both ran away from the crash.

English, of the Austin neighborhood, was taken to Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 9:22 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy found she died of multiple injuries from the crash and ruled her death an accident.

Segura was identified as one of the suspects who ran away from the crash, police said. He was arrested Monday at O’Hare International Airport.

Segura’s bond was set at $50,000 during a court appearance Thursday, according to Cook County sheriff’s office records. His next court date was scheduled for Nov. 2.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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