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The original item was published from 8/11/2018 2:05:44 PM to 8/19/2018 12:00:01 AM.

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Posted on: August 11, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Critical Beach Park Crash

On August 10, 2018 at approximately 6:04 PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Green Bay Rd and Nemesis Ave, Beach Park, for a traffic crash with injuries.

Preliminary investigation shows a 2005 Dodge Durango, driven by a 20-year-old male of Park City, was traveling northbound on Green Bay Rd. The male crossed the double-yellow center lane divider and entered the southbound lane of traffic. The Dodge Durango struck a southbound 2014 Kia Forte, driven by a 26-year-old female of Zion. Also in the Kia were two juveniles, age 6 and age 8.

The driver of the Dodge sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Kia sustained critical, life-threatening injuries. Both were transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. The 8-year-old juvenile was transported to Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan with non-life-threatening injuries. The 6-year-old juvenile was initially transported to Condell, and later flown to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge where he remains with critical injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.

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