A North Chicago fatal crash occurred on Friday (March 29, 2019) at the intersection of
Route 43 and Route 137 around noon. This North Chicago fatal accident happened at approximately just after noon.
Details on the accident appear limited at this time. The cause and circumstances regarding the crash do not appear to be publicly available at this time. As well, fault in the crash does not appear to be publicly disclosed. An accident investigation into this fatal Lake County crash is ongoing.
This North Chicago fatal crash led to the death of a passenger in one of the vehicles. The decedent was identified by the Lake County Coroner as Rebecca Heraver, 23, of Gurnee.
An excerpt regarding the crash, from the April 3, 2019 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Gurnee woman identified as victim in North Chicago fatal crash Friday“:
North Chicago Sgt. Curtis Sellers said the accident occurred Friday at the intersection of routes 43 and 137 around noon.
Sellers said a Dodge Intrepid, in which Heraver was a passenger, was traveling southbound on Route 43 and turning eastbound on Route 137 (Buckley Road) when it collided with a Ford Freestar mini-van that was southbound on Route 43. The drivers of both vehicles were taken to a local hospital after the crash, he said.
Both drivers were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their accident injuries. The type and severity of these injuries does not appear to be publicly disclosed.
The accident investigation is being conducted by the Lake County Coroner’s Office, the North Chicago Police Department, and the Major Crash Assistance Team.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this North Chicago fatal crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the April 3 Libertyville Patch article titled “Coroner IDs Gurnee Woman As Victim In Fatal North Chicago Crash.”
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.”
Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is a law firm that concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.
Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses. To immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time. There is no fee for this consultation.