Authorities ID driver of Porsche who died after striking 5 cars in Wrigleyville

Authorities have released the identity of a man who died after striking five cars with his Porsche last week in Wrigleyville.

The driver first hit a Chevy and a delivery truck in the 1400 block of West Addison Street about 1:10 p.m. May 26, Chicago police said. The impact caused the Porsche to cross into westbound traffic, striking a Land Rover, a Honda and a parked Honda, police said.


The driver was transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

He was identified as Shawn Deamicis, 52, of Bucktown, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Another person was transported to Thorek Memorial Hospital, according to police. His condition was unknown.

The Major Accidents Unit was investigating.