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Woman in critical condition, man seriously injured after crash in Zion

File Photo | Credit: Zion Police Department.

A two-vehicle crash in Zion Tuesday morning left a 24-year-old woman in critical condition and a man with serious injuries, police said.

The Zion Police Department and Zion Fire and Rescue Department responded around 7 a.m. Tuesday to the 2400 block of Lewis Avenue for a report of a vehicle crash.

Zion Police Chief Kirk Henderson said that a 2013 Chevrolet Euinox, driven by a 24-year-old North Chicago woman, pulled out from 24th Street onto Lewis Avenue.

The Chevrolet pulled out into the path of a northbound 2006 Ford Crown Victoria, driven by a 33-year-old Zion man.

The 24-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries and the 33-year-old man suffered serious injuries.

Both of them were transported to Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan for treatment. The woman underwent surgery and was listed in critical condition, Henderson said.

Accident investigators from the Zion Police Department and Major Crash Assistance Team (MCAT) responded to the scene.

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Lewis Avenue was closed from 23rd Street to Salem Boulevard for approximately five hours as investigators examined the scene and collected evidence Tuesday morning.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Zion Police Department at 847-872-8000.


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