Driver Critically Injured During Crash In Antioch Township

There was a car crash Saturday night (February 24, 2018) in Antioch Township.  The single-car accident left the driver in critical condition.

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies went to the accident scene at approximately 8:04 p.m.  The accident scene was in the area of Grass Lake Road, west of Bluff Lake Road, in unincorporated Antioch.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office February 26, 2018 media release titled “Critical Antioch Township Traffic Crash“:

An excerpt from the release:

Preliminary investigation shows a 1962 Chevrolet Corvette, driven by a 51-year-old male of Antioch, was traveling westbound on Grass Lake Road when the vehicle left the roadway near the curve and came to rest in the north ditch.

During the accident the driver was ejected (i.e. partially or fully thrown) from the vehicle.  He was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of his accident injuries.  He was in critical condition.

The Corvette was extensively damaged by the crash.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Lake County car accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above as well as the February 26 Lake County News-Sun article (with accident scene photo) titled “Antioch man critical after being ejected from 1962 Corvette during crash.”


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