A driver was killed and power in downtown Lake Zurich went out after a vehicle drove into electrical boxes and then crashed through a brick wall Monday morning.
The Lake Zurich Police Department and Lake Zurich Fire Department responded around 4:45 a.m. Monday to Main Street and Lions Drive for a report of a serious vehicle crash.
Lake Zurich Deputy Police Chief David Anderson said a 2011 Ford sedan was traveling southbound on Lions Drive when it lost control.
The vehicle crashed into two electrical boxes and then a brick wall at 70 East Main Street.
Anderson said that officers determined the Ford was occupied only by the male driver, who was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
The driver’s identity is being withheld pending notification to his family, Anderson said.
The Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team (MCAT) was called to the scene to assist with the crash investigation.
Main Street between Old Rand Road and Route 22 was closed for an extensive time period Monday morning, according to the Village of Lake Zurich.
The village also said that the village hall will be closed Monday due to loss of power from the crash. According to ComEd, crews expect to restore service by noon Monday.
Lions Drive at Main Street remains closed while crews work to restore power to the area.
The crash remains under investigation by the Lake Zurich Police Department Traffic Division and Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team.