Unincorporated Zion Traffic Crash Leads To Life-Threatening Injuries

There was an Unincorporated Zion traffic crash Monday, September 9, 2019. This Unincorporated Zion traffic crash involved a box truck and minivan. The accident occurred at Russell Road and Kenosha Road.

The crash is discussed in a number of media sources, including the September 9, 2019 Lake County Sheriff’s Office media release titled “Unincorporated Zion Critical Traffic Crash.” An excerpt:

Preliminary investigation shows the driver of the 1997 Ford Box Truck, a 69-year-old man of Winthrop Harbor, was traveling eastbound on Russell Road.  The driver of the 1998 Dodge Grand Caravan, driven by an 89-year-old female of Beach Park, was traveling northbound on Kenosha Road.  Kenosha Road is controlled by a stop sign for northbound and southbound traffic at the intersection, there is no traffic control device for eastbound and westbound Russell Road.

As the truck was traveling eastbound through the intersection, the driver of the Dodge proceeded northbound.  The front of the truck struck the driver’s side of the Dodge.  

The driver of the Dodge had to be extricated from her vehicle. She was then taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of her accident injuries. Those injuries were considered to be life-threatening injuries.  

The driver of the box truck was not injured during the accident.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.  

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Unincorporated Zion traffic crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.


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