Fatal Waukegan Collision On York House Road Leads To A Fatality

There was a fatal Waukegan collision that was a “head-on” collision Thursday (August 23, 2018) in Waukegan.  The collision occurred along York House Road.

According to Waukegan Police, the fatal Waukegan collision occurred at approximately 7:00 p.m. on York House Road at East End Avenue.  At that time, a Dodge Charger heading westbound crossed over the center line and hit an eastbound Mustang.

The driver of the Mustang, identified as a man in his 70s from Beach Park, was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.  At the time of the crash he was wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the Dodge Charger, a man in his 60s, along with a woman and girl passenger, all from Alaska, were taken to a hospital for treatment of their accident injuries.  They were treated and released.

An excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times article of August 24, 2018 titled “Man killed, 3 hurt in Waukegan head-on crash“:

The driver was cited for improper lane usage, police said. Toxicology testing for him was pending. The crash remained under investigation Friday.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Waukegan collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the August 24 Grayslake Patch article titled “Beach Park Man Dead After Head-On Crash In Waukegan.”


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