The Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team conducts a lengthy investigation Sunday evening on Route 12 near Wooded Ridge Road in Kildeer following a serious crash. | Photo: Illinois Five-O

Police say a driver suffered life-threatening injuries after driving off Route 12 in Kildeer and hitting a fence Sunday evening.

The Kildeer Police Department and Lake Zurich Fire Department responded around 6:10 p.m. Sunday to Concorde Banquets, 20922 North Rand Road in Kildeer, for a report of a vehicle crash.

Kildeer Police Chief Steve Balinski said the incident involved a single vehicle.

The vehicle was traveling southbound on Rand Road when it drove off the roadway and struck a fence in front of Concorde Banquets.

The vehicle sustained extensive damage and the driver, whose identity has not yet been released, suffered life-threatening injuries, Balinski said.

Paramedics transported the victim to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.

No one else was in the vehicle besides the driver.

The Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team was called to assist the Kildeer Police Department in the investigation.

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Balinski said Route 12 was shut down in both directions for approximately four and a half hours Sunday.

“Our prayers and thoughts go out to the driver and family members,” Balinski said, adding that it has not been determined what led to the crash.