Lake Villa Township Minivan Crash Causes Serious Injuries

A Lake Villa Township minivan crash on early Saturday (October 13, 2018) caused serious injuries to the van’s driver.  The driver was ejected from the vehicle during the crash.  This accident appears to have involved a vehicle loss of control.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the October 13, 2018 Lake County Sheriff’s Office media release titled “Serious Lake Villa Township Traffic Crash“:

On October 13, 2018, at approximately 1:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 39200 block of Route 45, Lake Villa Township, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Deputies arrived and located a 2003 Dodge Caravan with extensive damage and an ejected occupant.

Preliminary investigation shows the driver, a 43-year-old man, of Union Grove, Wisconsin, was traveling southbound on Route 45 north of West Grass Lake Road.  For an unknown reason the driver crossed into the northbound lanes of traffic, drove off the east side of the roadway, and into a ditch.  The Dodge rolled over and the driver was ejected.

The driver was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of his accident injuries, which were considered to be serious in nature.

This Lake Villa Township minivan crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  According to the media release, the traffic crash investigation will determine if alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Lake Villa Township minivan crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.


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