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On March 2, 2022, at approximately 6:20 p.m., Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Route 83 south of Winchester Road, Fremont Township, for a head-on traffic crash. Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located two vehicles with heavy damage.
Preliminary investigation shows a BMW 435i, driven by a 55-year-old woman of Round Lake, was traveling southbound on Route 83, south of Winchester Road. For an unknown reason, the driver of the BMW crossed the double yellow lines into the northbound lanes of traffic. The BWM struck a northbound Chevrolet Silverado, driven by a 58-year-old man of unincorporated Mundelein, head-on.
The drivers were the sole occupants of both vehicles. Both were transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. The driver of the BMW sustained life-threatening injuries and the driver of the Chevrolet sustained serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.