Fatal Head-On Vehicle Accident Near Libertyville, Illinois

There was a fatal vehicle accident near Libertyville this afternoon (July 26, 2013) on Route 21 north of West Egidi Lane.

Details on the accident appear somewhat limited.

However, the accident involved a head-on collision at approximately 12:45 p.m.  The accident happened in a construction zone, as a Chrysler minivan and Chevy SSR were traveling in opposite directions, and collided.

The driver of the minivan, Alexander Petropoulos, 63, of Waukegan, was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Chevy SSR, said to be a a 62-year-old man from Zion, was transported to a local hospital.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the July 26 TribLocal Libertyville article titled “Waukegan man who died in crash near Libertyville identified” as well as the July 26 Libertyville Review article titled “Male driver killed in crash near Libertyville.”


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