Libertyville Rollover Crash Leads To A Driver Fatality

A Libertyville rollover crash led to a driver sustaining fatal accident injuries. This Libertyville rollover crash occurred on Sunday (January 10, 2021) morning. According to the Libertyville Police Department the accident scene was at Route 137 between Cass Avenue and Bell Lane. First responders began to go to the accident scene at approximately 10:52 a.m.

Details on the cause of the crash do not appear to be publicly available at this time. The accident appears to have involved two vehicles, one of which rolled over during the accident.

The driver who died at the accident scene was identified as Joseph Peshut, 60, of Libertyville.

This traffic accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the January 15, 2021 Lake & McHenry County article titled “…Authorities identify 60-year-old man killed in Libertyville rollover crash.”

An excerpt from the article:

The Libertyville Fire Department and Mundelein Fire Department had to extricate both drivers, including Peshut, from their vehicles due to the heavy damage.

Peshut was pronounced dead at the scene and the other driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Paramedics transported the other driver to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment.

No one else was injured in the collision. Police have not released any details on how the crash occurred.

The Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team was called to the scene to assist the Libertyville Police Department with the investigation.

Accident scene photos seen in the article show that both vehicles were heavily damaged during the crash.

Additional details regarding the crash, as well as remembrances, can be seen in the article.

Rollover accidents often result in serious accident injuries. There are many reasons such rollovers occur. Additional discussion of rollover accidents, including those that have occurred in Lake County, can be found on the “Lake County Rollover Accidents” page. As seen in the statistics cited on that page, rollover accidents are a major source of fatal accident injuries especially when the vehicle occupant is not wearing a seat belt.


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