On December 15, 2018, at approximately 5:30PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of Wilson Road and Rollins Road, Ingleside, for a traffic crash with injuries. Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and found the crash involved a pedestrian.
Preliminary investigation shows a 2016 Jeep Patriot, driven by an 18-year-old female of Lake Villa Township was traveling southbound on Wilson Road, south of Rollins Road. As she was traveling southbound, she struck a pedestrian that entered the roadway. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Jeep was uninjured and is cooperating with the investigation.
The pedestrian did not have any identification on her person. She is a young-adult. Investigators are seeking assistance in identifying her. Anyone with information about the crash or the identity of the pedestrian is encouraged to call the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 847-549-5200 or the Lake County Coroner’s Office at 847-377-2200.
The Lake County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene and is scheduling an autopsy.
The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.