There was a fatal Ingleside crash Saturday (December 15, 2018). The accident happened in the area of Wilson Road, south of Rollins Road.
Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies went to the accident scene at approximately 5:30 p.m.
An excerpt regarding this fatal Ingleside pedestrian crash, from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office media release of December 15, 2018 titled “Pedestrian Fatal Ingleside Traffic Crash“:
Preliminary investigation shows a 2016 Jeep Patriot, driven by an 18-year-old female of Lake Villa Township was traveling southbound on Wilson Road, south of Rollins Road. As she was traveling southbound, she struck a pedestrian that entered the roadway. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Jeep was uninjured and is cooperating with the investigation.
The pedestrian did not carry identification, and was initially only identified as a young adult female. She was later identified by the Lake County Coroner’s Office as Sydney Weber, 16, of Fox Lake.
Those who may have information concerning this accident are asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 847-549-5200 or the Lake County Coroner’s Office at 847-377-2200.
This fatal Ingleside pedestrian crash remains under investigation. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit is conducting the traffic accident investigation.
On this site, various aspects of Lake County pedestrian accidents – including injuries typically involved as well as what to do if you are hit by a vehicle – is discussed on the “Lake County Pedestrian Accidents” page. As discussed on that page, pedestrian accidents are notable in both the range of injuries that can result, as well as the severity of injuries that typically occur. As seen in the fatal Ingleside pedestrian crash summarized above, often these injuries result in a fatality. Given the potential serious nature of pedestrian accident injuries, there are many reasons as to why both the medical and legal issues that result after a person is hit by a vehicle should receive immediate attention.
Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”
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