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Dump truck driver cited after crash involving three school buses hospitalizes 17 people in Libertyville

A truck driver has been cited for causing the crash involving three school buses filled with summer camp kids in Libertyville, leaving 17 people hospitalized. Jorge Tapia-Reves, 44, of Elgin, was charged with one count of failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Libertyville Fire Department responded around […]

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At least 17 hospitalized after three buses filled with kids, truck crash in Libertyville

148 people were evaluated by paramedics and 17 of them were hospitalized after three buses filled with camp kids and a dump truck crashed in Libertyville. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Libertyville Fire Department responded around 11 a.m. Thursday to Route 137 and River Road for a four-vehicle crash. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office […]

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18-year-old woman killed in Volo crash was working for Wauconda High School at time of crash

The 18-year-old Volo woman killed and the 18-year-old Wauconda woman injured in a crash in Volo Wednesday morning had just recently graduated from Wauconda High School and were working for the school, authorities said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the Wauconda Fire Protection District responded around 7:15 a.m. to Route 12 north of Case […]

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23-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash with SUV in Gurnee

A 23-year-old man died Saturday evening after the motorcycle he was riding collided with an SUV near Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, authorities said. Jaskaran Singh, 23, of Gurnee, was pronounced dead at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville around 5:50 p.m. Saturday, Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper said. The Gurnee Police Department […]