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Woman critically injured after Beach Park crash

The crash occurred in the intersection of Green Bay Road and York House Road in Beach Park.

A 29-year-old woman who was in critical condition is now recovering after her car was struck by an SUV in Beach Park Sunday evening.

Lake County Sheriff Detective Rebecca Loeb said that the crash happened around 10:23 p.m. on Sunday at Green Bay Road and Yorkhouse Road in Beach Park.

Lake County Sheriff’s deputies found a blue Chevrolet Trailblazer and a black Kia Sportage with heavy damage in the intersection.

Loeb said that the Kia Sportage was turning southbound onto Green Bay Road from westbound Yorkhouse Road when it was hit on the driver side by a northbound Chevrolet Trailblazer.

The driver of the Kia Sportage, a 29-year-old Chicago woman, was critically injured and transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She remains in the hospital in stable condition.

The driver of the Chevrolet Trailblazer, a 38-year-old Zion man, was transported to Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 847-549-5200. The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.

Sam Borcia

Senior News Editor at Lake & McHenry County Scanner
Sam has been with Lake and McHenry County Scanner since 2012 as a senior news editor helping cover breaking news for Lake County and McHenry County. He also regularly contributes photographs of news scenes for the Lake County area.
Sam Borcia

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