Two Dead in Wrong-Way Crash with Fire on Route 41 Near Stearns School Rd Near Gurnee

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Fatal crash on Route 41 north of Stearns School Road on Monday, January 9, 2023 (Map data ©2023)
Fatal crash on Route 41 north of Stearns School Road on Monday, January 9, 2023 (Map data ©2023).

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded about 4:05 a.m. January 9, 2023 to a report of a head-on traffic crash with injuries on northbound Route 41, approximately ½ mile north of Stearns School Road in unincorporated Gurnee. Lake County Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located a Nissan Altima and Ford Edge with major damage.

Preliminary investigation shows the driver of the Nissan, a 32-year-old man of Grayslake, was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of traffic, at a high rate of speed. The Nissan struck a northbound Ford Edge, driven by a 54-year-old man of North Chicago. Following the impact, the Nissan caught on fire.

The driver of the Nissan was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Ford was transported to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with critical injuries, but was pronounced deceased after arriving at the hospital.

Firefighters extricated one of the victims using a cutters tool and a glass saw. The victim was extricated by 4:32 a.m.

Autopsies are being scheduled by the Lake County Coroner’s Office.

The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigation Team.



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