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Suspected hit-and-run and DUI driver hospitalized in serious condition after driving SUV in field and crashing near Libertyville

A suspected hit-and-run and intoxicated man was hospitalized in serious condition after police say he drove his SUV in a field before going airborne and crashing near a Libertyville subdivision Sunday evening. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Libertyville Fire Department responded around 6:35 p.m. Sunday to the Brookhill Park subdivision in unincorporated Libertyville for […]

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Lake Forest firefighter honored for leading police to hit-and-run suspect who left victim seriously injured

A fire lieutenant was recognized for helping lead police to the driver who hit a former police and fire commissioner and fled the scene, leaving the victim seriously injured in Lake Forest. The Lake Forest Fire Department announced on Wednesday that Lt. Erik Kositzki was recently honored at a Lake Forest police dinner. Officials said […]

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‘This was all so sudden’: 14-year-old girl identified after being killed by hit-and-run driver in Waukegan

The coroner has identified a 14-year-old girl who was killed after a vehicle hit her while she was walking her bicycle Sunday evening in Waukegan. The driver, who fled the scene, was arrested. An autopsy showed that Delilah Shoemaker, 14, of Waukegan, died as a result of blunt force injuries from a crash, according to […]

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14-year-old girl killed, 2 others hospitalized after being struck by hit-and-run driver in Waukegan

A 14-year-old girl was killed and two of the girl’s family members were hospitalized after they were struck by a vehicle that fled the scene in Waukegan Sunday evening, police said. The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department responded around 9:30 p.m. Sunday to the intersection of Crescent Avenue and Garrick Avenue in Waukegan […]