On November 28, 2022, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle traffic crash with injuries in the 39500 block of North Dilleys Road, Wadsworth. Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located a 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer with significant damage.
Preliminary investigation shows the driver of the Mitsubishi, an 83-year-old man of Gurnee, was traveling northbound on Dilleys Road. For an unknown reason, the man failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and drove off the east side of Dilleys Road, striking several trees and a fence.
The man was transported via ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville in critical condition. It is possible the man suffered a medical event prior to the crash.
The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.