Beach Park, IL (May 29, 2020) – One person was critically injured following a collision in Beach Park on Wednesday, May 27th. The crash took place at the intersection of Green Bay Road and Chaplin Street at around 10:20 p.m. Authorities responded to a call of a head-on crash with injuries.
Initial reports revealed that a 33-year-old Waukegan man was driving a 2013 Nissan Altima on Green Bay Road when the vehicle drifted into oncoming traffic and collided with a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier. A 27-year-old woman in the Chevy was ejected in the crash. The driver of the Nissan was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois with life-threatening injuries. Two others were also injured in the collision.
Authorities believe that alcohol played a role in the crash. An investigation into the accident is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
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