A jogger was hit by a car this morning (June 28, 2018) in Ela Township. The jogger was seriously injured.
According to information provided by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, in a June 28, 2018 media release titled “Serious Ela Township Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash,” Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the accident scene at 7:35 a.m. The accident scene was at Eagle Drive and West Arrowhead Drive.
An excerpt from the media release:
Preliminary investigation shows a vehicle (2011 BMW sedan) driven by a 61-year-old female of Fox Lake, was traveling northbound on Eagle Drive. It appears the jogger, a 70-year-old female of Ela Township, was jogging on the east side of the roadway. The vehicle struck the jogger on Eagle Drive just north of Arrowhead Drive.
The jogger was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver of the BMW is cooperating with the investigation.
The accident investigation continues and is being conducted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Lake County accident in which a jogger was hit by a car can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.
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