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Police say a man in his 50s was found laying in the roadway with severe injuries following what is being investigated as a crash in Libertyville early Sunday morning.

The Libertyville Police Department and Libertyville Fire Department were dispatched around 12:15 a.m. Sunday to the area of Winchester Road and Sherborne Court.

Libertyville Deputy Police Chief Chad Roszkowiak said someone called 911 after spotting a person laying on the side of the roadway.

Officers arrived to find a male in his 50s on the side of the roadway.

Roszkowiak said the victim had sustained severe head trauma.

According to fire department radio traffic, officers believed the man had been hit by a car and reported he was barely breathing.

Paramedics transported him by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment. His condition was not known.

The Major Crash Assistance Team of Lake County (MCAT), which investigates and reconstructs serious crashes, was activated and responded to the scene.

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Roszkowiak said additional information is not available yet regarding the accident.

The incident remains under investigation by the Libertyville Police Department and MCAT.