Lake County, IL – Palatine Man Critically Injured in Early Morning Traffic Accident


Share post:

Lake County, IL – In an early morning tragedy, a Palatine man suffered critical injuries after his SUV collided with a tree in unincorporated Wauconda, Lake County. 

According to Lake County Sheriff’s Department reports the incident occurred around 4:40 a.m. at the intersection of Fairfield Road and Chardon Road. Deputies responded promptly to the scene, where they found a 2016 GMC Sierra had veered off the road under mysterious circumstances.

The 28-year-old driver, who was alone in the vehicle, had to be extricated by the fire department due to the severity of the crash. According to initial reports, the SUV was traveling southbound when it inexplicably crossed the center line, departed from the pavement, traversed a driveway, and struck a large tree head-on.

The victim was rushed to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, facing life-threatening injuries. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit is actively investigating to determine the cause of the crash.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Lake County, IN: I-65 Northbound Closed Due to Multiple Accidents

Lake County, IN - Traffic on I-65 Northbound in Lake County has been severely disrupted following two separate...

Champaign, IL – Unclothed Woman With Knife Spotted Near University of Illinois Campus

Champaign, IL - A 911 call early this morning reported an unclothed woman acting erratically and holding a...

Bourbonnais, IL – Youth Tennis Lessons for Beginners Starting in June

Exciting news for young sports enthusiasts in Bourbonnais! The Bourbonnais Township Park District is offering youth tennis lessons...

Ann Arbor Police Seek Suspect in Unprovoked Metal Pipe Assault

Ann Arbor, MI - The Ann Arbor Police Department is seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect involved...