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Posted on: October 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Beach Park Traffic Crash

On October 16, 2022, at approximately 9:10 p.m., Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Green Bay road and Adelaide Avenue, Beach Park, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located two vehicles with heavy damage.

Preliminary investigation shows a Cadillac Eldorado, driven by a 68-year-old man of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was traveling southbound on Green Bay Road, in the area of Adelaide Avenue.  For an unknown reason, the driver of the Cadillac veered into the northbound lanes of traffic and struck a northbound Chevrolet Aveo, driven by a 31-year-old woman of Zion.

A passenger in the Cadillac, a 55-year-old woman of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, sustained major injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The driver of the Cadillac was transported via ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with critical injuries.  The driver of the Chevrolet was transported via ambulance to Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.

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

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