Wauconda Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team Investigates Accident

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    Wauconda Police said a white sedan was making a left turn Wednesday morning when a pick-up truck t-boned the car before it spun into a second vehicle.

    Wauconda Police are investigating a Wednesday morning crash that left one person dead and three injured.

    The crash occurred around 6:30 a.m. when a white sedan collided with two trucks at the Case Road intersection on Route 12, according to The Chicago Tribune.

    Wauconda Police said a white sedan was making a left turn when it cut into oncoming traffic. A pick-up truck t-boned the car, spinning it into a second vehicle. It ended on the inner northbound lane.

    A passenger in the white sedan was ejected and killed, police said. Two people were transported to hospitals for non-life threatening injuries, while a third was treated at the scene.

    The intersection was shut down for the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team to investigate, Wauconda Police Chief Doug Larsson told The Daily Herald.

    Larsson said there is no traffic signal at Case Road and drivers must to yield to oncoming traffic.

    The intersection was closed for about three hours.