Unincorporated Lake Villa Crash Results In Two Fatalities

A double-fatal unincorporated Lake Villa crash occurred early Thursday (December 19, 2019) evening. This unincorporated Lake Villa crash involved a collision between two vehicles.

The collision is discussed in the December 19, 2019 Lake County Sheriff’s Office media release titled “Unincorporated Lake Villa Double Fatal, Critical Injury Crash.”

An excerpt from the release:

On December 19, 2019, at approximately 5:20PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a traffic crash with injuries on Route 59 in the area of West Beach Avenue, Unincorporated Lake Villa.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and observed three vehicles with heavy damage.

Preliminary investigation shows a 2017 Nissan SUV, driven by an adult female, was traveling northbound on Route 59 at Beach Avenue.  At the same time, an adult male driver a 2014 Ford Pickup, pulling a trailer, was attempting to merge from the east side shoulder of Route 59 into the northbound lanes of Route 59, in the same area.  The front of the Nissan struck the Ford, causing the Nissan to roll.  As the Nissan was sliding it was struck by a southbound 2007 Hyundai minivan, driven by an adult male.

Several people in the Nissan, Ford, and Hyundai were injured during this unincorporated Lake Villa crash.

In the Nissan, the female driver was declared dead at the accident scene. She was later identified as Nancy Siedlecki, 64, of Spring Grove. A 17-month-old boy in the back seat was also fatally injured and pronounced dead at the accident scene. A 3-year-old girl in the back seat was critically injured and flown to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge for medical treatment of her injuries.

In the Hyundai, the driver was seriously injured and was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of injuries.  A male teenage passenger was also seriously injured and was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

The driver of the Ford pickup truck was injured. Those injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening injuries. This driver was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

This unincorporated Lake Villa crash is under investigation. The accident investigation is being conducted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Technical Crash Investigations Unit.

Additional details regarding this Lake County double-fatal collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.

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