Fatal Car Accident On Tri-State Tollway In Illinois Near Wisconsin Border

A fatal car accident occurred last night on the Tri-State Tollway in Illinois, just south of the Wisconsin border.

Saul E. Castro, 27, of Waukegan, was killed in the accident and pronounced dead at the scene, according to Lake County Coroner Artis Yancey.

Castro was the passenger in a 1997 Lexus ES300 that was hit by two trucks after the car swerved across four lanes of traffic for a yet-unidentified reason.  The accident happened at 7:30 p.m.

The driver of the car, whose name has yet to be released, was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois.

Additional information and possible updates can be found in the DailyHerald.com story of March 1 titled “One Dead in Tri-State Tollway crash near Wisconsin border” as well as the ABC7News story of March 1 titled “1 dead in Tri-State Tollway accident.”


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