On October 13, 2018, at approximately 1:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 39200 block of Route 45, Lake Villa Township, for a traffic crash with injuries. Deputies arrived and located a 2003 Dodge Caravan with extensive damage and an ejected occupant.
Preliminary investigation shows the driver, a 43-year-old man, of Union Grove, Wisconsin, was traveling southbound on Route 45 north of West Grass Lake Road. For an unknown reason the driver crossed into the northbound lanes of traffic, drove off the east side of the roadway, and into a ditch. The Dodge rolled over and the driver was ejected.
The driver was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation and crash investigators are working to determine if alcohol was a factor.