Wauconda Township Car Crash Leads To Death Of Driver

On May 31, 2018 there was a Wauconda Township car crash.  That crash, which resulted in the driver being critically injured after his Subaru WRX hit a tree, was discussed in the “Wauconda Township Car Crash Critically Injures Driver” post.

The driver in that Wauconda Township car crash passed away on October 14, 2018.  Additional details regarding the crash and the accident injuries are seen in the October 17, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Man dies months after crashing SUV into tree in Wauconda Township.”

An excerpt from that article:

Robert Bernard, 51, was driving his 2018 Subaru WRX north on Brown Road about 11 p.m. on May 31 when it went off the road and hit a tree near the intersection with Ivanhoe Road in Wauconda Township, according to the Lake County sheriff’s office and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The sheriff’s office said alcohol was a factor in the crash.

A subsequent autopsy revealed that Bernard died from injuries sustained during the crash.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Wauconda Township car crash can be seen in the sources mentioned above.


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