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Posted on: December 14, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Beach Park Triple-Fatal Traffic Crash

On December 14, 2019, at approximately 4:45AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Green Bay Road and Blanchard Road, Beach Park, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and located a 2013 Honda Civic and 2008 Nissan Altima with heavy damage.

Preliminary investigation shows the Nissan, driven by a 24-year-old male of Waukegan, was traveling northbound on Green Bay Road just south of Blanchard Road.  For an unknown reason, the driver of the Nissan crossed the center line and drove into the southbound lanes of traffic.  The front-end of the Nissan struck the front-end of the southbound Honda, driven by a 71-year-old male of Beach Park.  

Both drivers and a passenger in the Nissan, a 23-year-old female of Waukegan, were pronounced deceased at the scene.  There were no other occupants in either vehicle.  

Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigators and the Lake County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene.  An autopsy has been scheduled on Monday for the deceased.  

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

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