22-month-old girl flown to hospital after Zion crash

A 22-month-old girl was flown by Flight For Life to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash in unincorporated Zion Monday morning.

Emergency crews responded at 10:24 a.m. on Monday to a vehicle crash with injuries on Russell Road at Kenosha Road in unincorporated Zion.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said that a black 2016 Toyota Camry was traveling westbound on Russell Road turning southbound onto Kenosha Road. A black 2013 GMC Terrain traveling eastbound Russell Road struck the Toyota Camry as it turned onto Kenosha Road.

A 22-month-old girl who was a passenger in the Toyota Camry was flown by Flight For Life to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Wauwatosa with a head injury.

The extent of the girl’s injuries are unknown. Authorities said that the girl was secured in a child restraint system at the time of the crash.

Russell Road is currently closed between Lewis Avenue and Green Bay Road as of 2:15 p.m. The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.

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