Lake County: Police Pursuit of Alleged Hit-and-Run Driver Overnight, Driver of Toyota Captured


Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies and Illinois State Police were in pursuit of an alleged hit-and-run driver involved in crash involving life-threatening injuries southbound on I-94 EAST and southbound on I294 EAST beginning just before 2:00 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2023.


CARDINAL NEWS Waukegan and Beach Park Hit-and-Run: Driver Flees with Man on Hood of Toyota, Abruptly Stops, then Runs Him Over

The driver and vehicle, a silver Toyota, were stopped at about 2:10 a.m. at Mile Marker 41.75 on I-294 just south of Touhy Avenue near Des Plaines. The driver is believed to be in custody with Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies.

There was a vehicle vs pedestrian incident at about 1:36 a.m. Monday in the block 38000 North North Avenue in Beach Park. Paramedics from Beach Park Fire Department transported a patient to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Condell Medical Center. The Beach Park incident was not initially confirmed to be connected to the pursuit on I-94 and I-294. The hit-and-run crash was confirmed to be located in Lake County.

Update expected later today, Monday, March 20, 2023.

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